This gluten free garlic bread is so flavorful and fresh! Homemade garlic bread beats store bought every day of the week. This recipe is quick, easy, buttery and garlicky! Instantly elevate your pasta dinner with this garlic bread recipe.

Slices of gluten free garlic bread

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Homemade garlic bread is way better than frozen or store bought.
  • The edges are crispy and the middle is soft and buttery!
  • This recipe is made with pantry staples.
  • This gluten free garlic bread is both gluten free and nut free.
  • It can be made easily dairy free.
  • Feel free to use homemade or store bought bread.
  • This recipe is great with pasta and buffalo chicken dip!
  • Check out this Paleo Bread recipe if making homemade bread.

Ingredients & Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for gluten free garlic bread. Scroll down to the recipe card for full ingredients list and instructions.

Any type of gluten free bread works. These photos show Schar gluten free white bread. For best results, use fresh bread or homemade bread.

Softened butter gives this recipe a delicious buttery flavor! Use room temperature butter. If needed, use dairy free butter or dairy free and Vegan options.

Freshly minced garlic adds the most important flavor. Store bought minced garlic or freshly minced garlic are both great options. While garlic powder can be used in a pinch, it will not provide the same fresh, deep flavor.

Sea salt and pepper add a subtle flavor.

Fresh parsley adds freshness, color and flavor. For maximum flavor, use fresh parsley instead of dried parsley.

Bread with garlic

Which Bread to Use

There are many types of bread that work well for garlic bread.

Gluten free white bread is readily available and easy to use. In this case, it is so soft and tender.

Gluten free baguettes are also soft. They are a great option for this garlic bread recipe.

In addition, gluten free sourdough bread is a delicious option.

Gluten free ciabatta rolls are great too.

Choose your favorite kind of bread and run with it!

Taste & Texture

This gluten free garlic bread is buttery, garlicky and savory. It is shockingly similar to Texas toast.

The edges are crispy. The middle of the garlic bread is so soft and fluffy. It is melt in your mouth tasty!

How to Make

Step 1

First, preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

In a bowl, combine softened butter, minced garlic, sea salt, pepper and chopped parsley.

Garlic herb butter in bowl

Step 3

Spread butter mixture on one side of each slice of bread. Continue for all bread.

Step 4

Wrap bread in tin foil. Then, place in a casserole dish or on baking pan.

Tin foil in casserole dish

Step 5

Bake for 10 minutes. For crispy bread, broil on high for 1 to 2 minutes, watching closely.

Crispy bread in tin foil

Step 6

Finally, remove from oven and serve!

Expert Tips & Tricks

Use your favorite kind of bread. For best results, use fresh bread.

Do not skimp on the butter! This creates the most irresistible buttery flavor and soft texture.

Use room temperature butter, not cold butter.

For crispy bread, broil on high for up to 2 minutes. Carefully watch to prevent burning.

Flavor Variations

These are some fun ways to make garlic bread.

Add onion powder to the butter mixture

Add parmesan cheese to the butter mixture.

Place chopped mozzarella in between each bread slice

Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of bread

Dish of garlic bread

Where to Buy

There are some gluten free garlic breads on the market today. Most of these are available at major retails such as Walmart and Target.

Katz makes a gluten free Texas toast.

Brazi Bites makes gluten free garlic asiago cheese bread bites.

Simple Truth produces gluten free garlic herb buns.

How to Serve & Store

Serve gluten free garlic bread hot and fresh from the oven.

This recipe pairs well with pasta, spaghetti, and spaghetti squash.

Alternatively, dip this bread into Buffalo Chicken Dip for an insane flavor combination!

My favorite way to serve it is with Buffalo Chicken Pasta.

Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.

This bread freezes well.

To reheat, wrap bread in tin foil. Bake at 350 degrees until warmed through, about 7 to 8 minutes.

Garlic bread with pasta

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Texas toast gluten free?

No, Texas toast is not gluten free.

Is Trader Joe’s garlic bread gluten free?

No, Trader Joe’s garlic bread is not gluten free.

Can I use another type of bread?

Sure!

Can I freeze this bread?

Yes, this bread freezes and reheats well. Thaw before reheating.

How do I reheat it?

Wrap bread in tin foil. Bake at 350 degrees until warmed through.

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Slices of gluten free garlic bread

Get the Recipe: Gluten Free Garlic Bread

This homemade gluten free garlic bread is total comfort food! It is bursting with fresh garlic flavor. Each piece is buttery with crispy edges and a soft tender middle.
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Ingredients

Instructions 

  • First, preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl, combine softened butter, minced garlic, sea salt, pepper and chopped parsley.
  • Spread butter mixture on one side of each slice of bread. Continue for all bread.
  • Wrap bread in tin foil. Place in a casserole dish or on baking pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Optional: broil on high for 1 to 2 minutes, watching closely.
  • Finally, remove from oven and serve!

Notes

  • Any type of gluten free bread can be used.  I used Schar white bread.
  • Use softened butter.
  • For crispier bread, broil for 1 to 2 minutes on high.  Carefully watch bread to prevent burning.
  • Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • This bread freezes well.
Calories: 127kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 21mg, Sodium: 161mg, Potassium: 11mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 307IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 43mg, Iron: 1mg

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