1 envelope of onion soup mix
1 medium clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp. basil leaves
1 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. pepper
½ cup butter, softened
1 loaf Italian or French bread (about 16 inches long), halved lengthwise
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, thoroughly blend all ingredients except bread; generously spread on bread halves. On baking sheet, arrange bread, cut side up, and bake 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.
Store any remaining spread, covered, in fridge for later use.