Garlic & basil ciabatta

Perfect as a starter or as a side dish for a dinner party

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:3 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 224
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 23g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 7g
  • salt 0.85g


  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 bunch of basil
  • 1 small ciabatta
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)
  • 2 garlic cloves,crushed


  1. Heat the grill to high. Beat together the mayonnaise, butter and garlic cloves until smooth. Chop basil, stir through and season with salt and pepper. Put the halves of the ciabatta, sliced lengthways, on a baking tray and spread with the butter. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan, then grill for 2-3 mins.

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