Best Vegan Garlic Bread

The Best Vegan Garlic Bread

Garlic bread, with its irresistible aroma and savory flavor, is a beloved side dish that pairs perfectly with pasta, soups, and salads or is simply enjoyed on its own as a tasty snack. But what if you’re following a vegan diet and thought you’d have to give up this culinary delight? Fear not! I’m here to share the best vegan garlic bread recipe that will satisfy your cravings and leave you returning for more.

Let’s explore some additional variations and serving suggestions to elevate this classic dish to new heights.

  1. Cheesy Garlic Bread:
    • For a decadent twist, sprinkle some vegan cheese shreds over the garlic butter spread before baking. The cheese will melt into gooey deliciousness, adding an extra layer of richness to your garlic bread.
  2. Herb Infusions:
    • Experiment with different herb combinations to customize the flavor of your garlic bread. Try adding dried oregano, basil, or thyme to the garlic butter mixture for a Mediterranean-inspired twist. You can also sprinkle fresh herbs like rosemary or chives over the bread before baking for a burst of freshness.
  3. Spicy Kick:
    • If you like a bit of heat, add a pinch of red pepper flakes or a dash of your fave hot sauce to the garlic butter mixture. The spicy kick will balance out the richness of the butter and garlic, creating a tantalizing flavor profile.
  4. Stuffed Garlic Bread:
    • Take your vegan garlic bread to the next level by turning it into a stuffed masterpiece. Cut slits into the bread and stuff them with vegan cheese, roasted vegetables, sun-dried tomatoes, or even vegan pepperoni slices before spreading with garlic butter and baking. The result is a delightful fusion of flavors and textures that will most definitely impress even the most discerning palates.
  5. Dipping Sauces:
    • Serve your garlic bread with a variety of dipping sauces to complement its savory goodness. Marinara sauce, vegan ranch dressing, vegan garlic aioli, or balsamic reduction are all excellent choices that add an extra layer of yummy flavor to each bite.
  6. Pairing Suggestions:
    • Garlic bread is a super versatile side dish that pairs well with a wide range of main courses. Serve it alongside pasta dishes like spaghetti marinara or creamy fettuccine Alfredo, soups such as minestrone or tomato basil, or salads for a satisfying meal. It also makes a fantastic appetizer for gatherings and potlucks.
  7. Leftover Makeovers:
    • If you somehow happen to have leftover vegan garlic bread, don’t let it go to waste! Use it to make croutons for salads or soups, breadcrumbs for coating tofu or veggies, or even as a base for delicious vegan garlic bread pizza. Simply top with your favorite pizza sauce, veggies, and vegan cheese, then bake until golden and bubbly.

Homemade vegan garlic bread is a simple yet satisfying dish that never fails to delight. Whether you stick to the classic recipe or get creative with variations and serving suggestions, one thing is certain: this flavorful treat is sure to become a favorite in your culinary repertoire. So gather your ingredients, unleash your creativity, and get ready to enjoy the mouth watering deliciousness of my best ever homemade vegan garlic bread. Cheers to good food and happy eating!

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Best Vegan Garlic Bread

The Best Vegan Garlic Bread

Author Chef Summer Storm – garden grub
Learn how to easily make vegan garlic bread at home with just a handful of basic kitchen ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings

Ingredients
 

  • 1 loaf French bread (I have an incredible recipe for French bread on the blog!)
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, softened (I used Country Crock's vegan olive oil butter, but Earth Balance's Original vegan butter also works great!)
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • *Optional: 3 tbsp vegan parmesan, grated

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the butter, olive oil, minced garlic, chopped parsley, and salt to a bowl and mix until well combined and fluffy.
  • Half the loaf of bread lengthwise.
  • Evenly distribute the garlic parsley butter from corner to corner on the inside of both bread loaf halves.
  • Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and bake on the middle oven rack for 12-14 minutes, or until golden and toasted on top.
Keyword garlic bread
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