1 stick butter

3 cloves garlic, minced 

1 loaf French bread, cut in half lengthways 

Two 6-ounce balls fresh mozzarella, sliced 

1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


  1. Set an oven rack on the bottom position and preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan with the garlic and bring to a simmer. Brush the garlic butter over the bread, lay slices of the mozzarella on top and sprinkle with the chopped parsley.
  3. Put the bread onto a baking sheet and cook on the bottom rack for about 10 minutes.