Cheesy garlic Texas toast is a mouthwatering mix of Parmesan cheese and garlic. It’s made of thick slices of Texas toast that are buttered with a delicious cheesy spread and fried to golden perfection.
Living in Texas, it only makes sense that I make (and eat) a lot of Texas toast. It’s practically the state bread product. Made in Texas and just as big as everything else in it, Texas toast is the perfect side for almost anything. You can serve up these super thick slices of toast for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, afternoons snacks, or at potlucks or parties. There’s really no wrong place to serve them. I’ve been making this hearty toast for years, and one of my favorite ways to make it is loaded with garlic and cheese. It’s absolutely delicious and so incredibly easy to make!
Cheesy Garlic Texas Toast
These delicious garlic cheese bread variation of Texas toast starts out with those thick, hearty slices of Texas toast that we all know and love. Then, I slather it with butter and a mixture of garlic salt and parmesan cheese. After that, I pan fry it to crispy, golden perfection and serve it up with just about anything I can think of. Every bite is crispy, buttery, and loaded with garlic and parmesan. Oh, it’s so good.
Why You’ll Love This Cheesy Garlic Toast Recipe
- It’s super easy to make, and it only takes a few minutes.
- It only takes a handful of simple ingredients.&
- It’s a delicious, crunchy, butter family favorite that everyone loves.
Cheesy Garlic Toast Tips
- Be sure you soften your butter so it spreads over the bread easily.
- Go thick when you spread the butter. Texas toast is all about that butter!
- Keep the heat at medium. Heat that’s too high will scorch the butter.
Cheesy Garlic Toast FAQ
If you have questions about this recipe, then read on. The following FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about Texas toast.
What is Texas Toast?
Texas toast is a variation of regular toast in which the bread has been sliced to double the thickness of regular toast.
Who invented Texas toast?
Texas toast was invented in 1946 at the Pig Stand in Denton, Texas. An order of thicker bread sliced proved to be too thick for the toast, so cook, Wiley W. W. Cross, suggested buttering and grilling them in the pan.
Why is Texas toast different?
It’s double-thick, making it chewier on the inside, as well as super crispy on the outside.
Why is Texas toast so thick?
Thanks to the order mishap that created this style of toast in the first place, the thickness of Texas toast is what actually MAKES it Texas toast.
What’s the difference between garlic bread and garlic toast?
There is no difference whatsoever. The names are used interchangeably.
Can you freeze garlic cheese toast?
Absolutely. They’ll keep well in the freezer for up to 3 months.
How do you freeze garlic toast?
Place the toast on a cookie sheet in the freezer for about 30 minutes. Then, transfer the pieces to a heavy-duty freezer bag.
How to Store and Reheat Leftover Cheesy Garlic Toast
Store leftover garlic toast in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or in the freezer in a heavy-duty freezer bag for up to 3 months.
To reheat this garlic toast, place the garlic toast slices in a single layer in the air fryer and cook for about 2 minutes at 330 degrees.
Cheesy Garlic Texas Toast Ingredients
It takes less than a handful of simple ingredients to make this delicious toast. Outside of the Texas toast, all of the ingredients are probably in your kitchen right now.
- Softened butter
- Grated Parmesan cheese
- Garlic salt
- Texas toast
How to Make Cheesy Garlic Texas Toast
It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps to make this recipe.
Step 1: Make the Garlic Butter
Beat the butter in a small bowl until creamy. Then, add the parmesan cheese and garlic salt and stir well.
Step 2: Make the Toast
Spread a thick layer of the butter mixture on one side of the bread. Then, place each piece of bread buttered side down in a skillet over medium heat. Cook until golden brown.
Try This Cheesy Texas Toast Today
This delicious cheesy garlic Texas toast is golden and crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s also loaded with delicious parmesan and garlic! It’s the perfect side dish for pasta, and almost any main meal or even a simple afternoon snack. Give this garlic bread a try today, and I know you’ll find yourself making it again and again. From spaghetti to steak, there’s nothing this toast doesn’t pair well with!
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Cheesy Garlic Texas Toast
- In a medium bowl, beat butter until creamy.
- Add grated Parmesan cheese, garlic salt and mix until well combined.
- Spread a thick layer of butter mixture on one side of bread.
- Place each piece of bread, buttered side down, in a skillet over medium heat.
- Cook until browned, approximately 1 ½ minutes or until golden brown.
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