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Texas Toast Garlic Bread

If you have ever had Texas toast garlic bread you know how amazing it is and no, you do not have to travel to Texas get it. It’s easy to make right at home.

It is simply just thick slices of soft white bread in which both sides are coated with garlic butter and then each slice is toasted or grilled until golden and crispy. Every bite delivers a soft, buttery inside and a crunchy garlicky crust.

This toast makes a great compliment to just about any and all Italian dish especially spaghetti! I will show you how to make Texas toast with a recipe you will keep!


  • thick sliced white bread
  • salted butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • dried parsley


  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Microplane

How to make Texas toast garlic bread – 2 Simple steps

It is so easy to make Texas toast at home. All you need is thick-sliced bread and a few cooking ingredients that you likely already have in your cupboard. Follow along with these few easy steps.

Go ahead and gather your ingredients and get ready to make this mouth-watering toast!

If you’re using bread that has been around for a bit you might want to know how long bread lasts in the fridge.

Make garlic butter

Now that you have your butter softened and your garlic chopped as fine as you can get it, go and add in your garlic powder, onion powder and dried parsley. Mix them all together until they are all incorporated. Make sure that garlic powder has not gone bad.

Soften butter

When making your garlic butter you want to use softened butter. You can either leave it out on the counter for an hour or so to let it soften or you can soften it in the microwave.

Not all butter is created equal. Please don’t ever use margarine, it is not butter. It is made up of all kinds of refined oils. Get yourself some good old butter that is made with buttermilk.

Make sure if you are using the microwave to watch it closely as you do not want to liquefy it!

Chop garlic

I use a microplane to chop the garlic cloves super fine! The finer it is the more even the flavor will be and the more you will taste the garlic coming through.

You can mince it if you would like but you will end up getting little chunks of garlic on your toast and it may not be as pleasing.

Spread garlic butter on toast

Time to toast

Preheat your oven and pan

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. You always want to preheat not only your oven but your pan too for this recipe. Preheating your an will help give you that crispy, crunchy outside of the toast. Another benefit of preheating the pan is that you won’t have to flip the toast half way through.

Go ahead and liberally spread the garlic butter onto both sides of the slices. You want to make sure there is enough butter to seep into the bread a little but also not too much where is makes the toast soggy.

Your oven AND pan should be preheated at this point. Lay your buttered slices onto the preheated pan and put them in the oven. This should only take 5-7 minutes.

Check them and when they have a nice golden toast to them they are ready to go! Add them to your spaghetti dinner and please a crowd!

Pair the Texas toast with these recipes:

American chop suey

Spaghetti meat sauce

Texas toast for breakfast

Texas toast is not just for a dinner meal. One of the best things to make Texas toast to compliment is a breakfast. Watch my video on how to make scrambled eggs.

Its buttery garlic flavor on sliced thick white bread has amazing flavors and it also smells amazing. It gives it a little crunch with a buttery garlic taste! It is the best garlic toast to serve with many dishes!

It is important to use good quality grass-fed butter if possible.

The most popular is the bread that comes in a loaf called Texas toast. You can typically use any bread for Texas toast. Another really popular bread to use is a soft Italian bread.

Texas Toast on a sheet pan

Texas Toast Garlic Bread (2 Simple Steps)

Homemade Texas toast is so easy to make and you most likey have all the ingredients already on hand. It is buttery, garlicy and delectable!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 70 kcal


  • Mircoplane
  • butter knife
  • Cutting board


  • 4 slices thick white bread
  • 1/2 stick butter salted grass fed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. You will want to preheat your pan as well.
  • Soften your butter
  • Chop up your garlic with a mircoplane. If you do not have a mircoplance chop it as small as you can.
  • Mix together your butter, garlic, garlic powder, onion powder and dried parsley
  • Spread the butter onto both sides of the sliced bread.
  • Place them onto the preheated pan.
  • Toast in the oven for 7-10 minutes. When they are a golden brown on both side they are done and ready to enjoy.
    You shouldn't have to flip them if you preheated your pan but may so check both sides before taking them out. You want a golden brown on both sides of the toast.
  • Enjoy!!


Serving: 4gCalories: 70kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 124mgPotassium: 29mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 1mg
Keyword how to make texas toast, texas toast garlic bread
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