Low-Carb Garlic Bread

Serves 1

Notes from the Chef

Many years ago in one of my restaurants, we served our guests a basket of warm “bread.” What we served was really leftover pizza dough with some oil, grated cheese, garlic and herbs.

I thought that since I now make my pizza with low-carb pita bread, why not recreate this bread basket treat using the pita?

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried parsley flakes
  • 1 low-carb, whole-wheat pita*
  • 2 tsp grated cheese (Parmesan, mozzarella or Romano)

*Chef's recommendation: Joseph's Flax, Oat Bran and Whole Wheat Flour Pita Bread

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Combine oil, garlic and herbs. Using a pastry brush, coat the pita bread. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  3. Cut the bread into eight triangles. Place on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 3-4 minutes or until the cheese starts to color. (Remember: You are NOT making pita chips but soft, chewy bread.) Serve immediately. Great with soups and salads.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • 6 g Net Carbohydrates

Source: Ward Alper, the Decadent Diabetic

Not every recipe on our site is appropriate for every person with diabetes. Please follow the recommendations of your doctor, dietitian or nutritionist.

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