Best-Ever Garlic Bread

Mayonnaise is the secret ingredient to this garlic bread. Mix it with butter, Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, garlic, and herbs; spread it over thick slices of toasted sourdough bread and then broil it until bubbling.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1⁄3 cup butter, softened
  • 1⁄4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1⁄4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1⁄2 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1⁄4 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1⁄4 tsp. garlic pepper
  • 8 large slices sourdough bread


  • In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, butter, Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, garlic powder, minced garlic, thyme, oregano, and garlic pepper and mix well.
  • Set oven to broil. Place bread slices on a baking sheet and broil on one side for 1 minute, or until golden brown. Remove from the oven, flip the bread over, and spread it with the mayonnaise mixture. Return it to the oven and broil for 2 minutes, or until the topping bubbles and begins to brown. Serve immediately.