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Cowboy Butter Garlic Bread

Skip the basic garlic bread and try this spicy, zesty version made with flavorful cowboy butter and loads of Parmesan cheese!

Tasty Team
77% would make again

13 minutes

Cowboy Butter Garlic Bread

13 minutes


for 6 servings

  • 1 cup unsalted butter (230 g), melted
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 baguette, halved lengthwise
  • 1 wedge parmesan cheese, for grating

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 153
  • Fat 2g
  • Carbs 27g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Turn the broiler on high. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, Dijon mustard, paprika, cayenne, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper, lemon zest and juice, chives, thyme, parsley, and garlic until well-combined.
  3. Brush the butter mixture over both halves of the baguette. Generously grate Parmesan cheese over the bread. Transfer the baguette halves to the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Broil the bread for 2–3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  5. Slice the bread crosswise into pieces and garnish with more parsley. Serve warm.
  6. Enjoy!
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Cowboy Butter Garlic Bread