Tarragon Cheese Loaf
The distinctive taste of tarragon seasons this savory layered bread from Sheryl Hurd-House of Fenton, Michigan. "I like to use a round loaf of sourdough," she notes. Warm wedges are especially good with spaghetti or lasagna.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 1 unsliced round bread (1 pound)
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese
- Slice bread horizontally into thirds; remove top section and set
- aside. Spread butter over the bottom and middle sections; sprinkle
- with tarragon and cheeses.
- Reassemble loaf; tightly wrap in foil. Bake at 350° for 25
- minutes or until cheese begins to melt. Let stand for 5 minutes. Cut
- into wedges. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 270 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 622 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.