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Italian Garlic Knots

italian garlic knots Side Italian
Italian Garlic Knots
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12

Why knot make pizzeria-style garlic bread bites at home? ...MORE+ LESS-

May 15, 2018

Ingredients

3
to 4 cloves garlic, chopped
2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated original breadsticks
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In small microwavable bowl, microwave garlic, butter and oil on High 30 seconds or until butter is melted. Stir in basil and parsley; set aside.
  • 2
    Unroll dough; separate into 12 breadsticks. Twist and tie each breadstick into a “knot-like” ball; place in ungreased 9-inch round cake pan.
  • 3
    Spoon butter-herb mixture evenly over top of each knot. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • You can replace the fresh herbs with 1/2 teaspoon each of dried basil leaves and parsley flakes.
  • Grated Parmesan cheese can also be sprinkled on the rolls before baking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • There’s garlic bread, and then there’s these garlic knots—trust us, you’re going to want to make the latter! Fresh herbs, butter and garlic get brushed on breadstick dough that has been shaped into poppable knots for an impressive-looking, delicious side bread that pairs perfectly with your Italian dinner. Serve it with pasta dishes like spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, ravioli or fettuccine! You can even serve these garlic knots as an appetizer, should you choose. Sprinkle with extra Parmesan cheese for more flavor, or dunk in marinara sauce for a yummy twist. Not confident in making bread knot shapes? We broke it down step-by-step for you in this article so you can master the skill quickly. And if you want to try your hand at more creative side breads for your next feast, browse through more of our top-rated recipes.

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