Cheesy Garlic Bread with melted Gruyere and Ciabata bread

Garlic Ciabatta Bread with Gruyere

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Cheese Bread, Ciabatta Bread, Garlic Bread, Gruyere Cheese


  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread
  • ΒΌ c. butter unsalted
  • 4 gloves garlic finely minced
  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 T. oregano dried
  • Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 6 oz. shredded Gruyere cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Cut ciabatta loaf in half lengthwise and arrange on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the unsalted butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, until the garlic is soft. Remove from heat.
  • In a small glass bowl, combine melted butter, garlic, olive oil, and oregano. Stir to combine thoroughly. Brush each half of the ciabatta bread with the olive oil mixture; making sure the entire surface is covered.
  • Grate Parmesan cheese over the surface of both bread halves and top with shredded Gruyere cheese. Sprinkle each half with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Place in oven and bake for approximately 8-10 minutes or until cheese is completely melted and starting to brown on top. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving. 
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