Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread Recipe

Indulge in the divine flavors of this Roasted Shallot and garlic Bread with a generous layer of cheesy goodness. This appetizer will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

1. Can I use any type of bread for this recipe?

  • While baguette or French bread works best, you can experiment with different bread types to suit your preference.

2. What can I substitute for shallots if I can’t find them?

  • If you don’t have shallots, you can use finely chopped onions or green onions as a substitute.

3. Can I use other types of cheese in place of mozzarella or Parmesan?

  • Yes, you can get creative with your cheese choices. Feel free to use cheddar, provolone, or any of your favorite melting cheeses.

4. Can I make this ahead of time and reheat it later?

  • While the bread is best enjoyed fresh from the oven, you can prepare the garlic and shallot mixture in advance and store it in the fridge. When you’re ready to serve, simply assemble and bake.

5. How long should I bake the bread for if I prefer it extra crispy?

  • If you like your Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread with a crispy texture, you can bake it for an additional 2-3 minutes, keeping a close eye to avoid burning.

6. What are some great dishes to pair with this Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread?

  • This appetizer pairs well with pasta dishes, soups, or salads. It also makes an excellent accompaniment to Italian or Mediterranean-inspired meals.

7. Can I add other seasonings or herbs to enhance the flavor?

  • Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with herbs like basil, oregano, or thyme for added flavor. You can also sprinkle red pepper flakes for some heat.

8. Is this recipe suitable for vegetarians?

  • Yes, this Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread is vegetarian-friendly. Just ensure that the cheese you use is vegetarian-approved.

9. Can I make smaller portions for individual servings?

  • Yes, you can adapt this recipe to make smaller portions for individual servings. Simply adjust the quantities according to your needs.

10. How can I store any leftover Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread? – If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven for a few minutes when you’re ready to enjoy them again.


  • 1 baguette or French bread
  • 4 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the baguette or French bread in half lengthwise.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the chopped shallots, minced garlic, and olive oil.
  4. Evenly spread this mixture over the open sides of the bread.
  5. Sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese over the garlic and shallot mixture.
  6. Follow with an even layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  7. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper for extra flavor.
  8. Place the bread halves on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and the bread is golden brown.
  9. Once done, remove from the oven and garnish with freshly chopped parsley.
  10. Slice and serve this mouthwatering Roasted Shallot and garlic Bread with Cheesy Goodness!

This Roasted Shallot & Garlic Bread with its irresistible blend of roasted shallots, garlic, and cheesy toppings is a crowd-pleaser. It’s the perfect appetizer for any gathering or a delightful accompaniment to your favorite pasta dish. Enjoy the rich, savory flavors and the satisfying crunch of this delicious treat! 🍞🧀😋