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Artichoke-Cheese French Bread Recipe

Artichoke-Cheese French Bread Recipe

You'll love this amazing French bread appetizer. The creamy artichoke mixture is heaped on top of lightly toasted bread and then sprinkled with cheddar.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake 25 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread
  • 3 jars (6-1/2 ounces each) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided


  • 1. Cut bread in half lengthwise; carefully hollow out top and bottom of loaf, leaving 1/2-in. shells. Cube removed bread; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the artichokes, pepper Jack cheese, sour cream, green chilies, garlic and 1 cup cheddar cheese. Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Spoon filling into bread shells; sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese.
  • 3. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Cover with foil. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove foil; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until heated through. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 337 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 617 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Reviews for Artichoke-Cheese French Bread

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014

"Used 1 T taco seasoning as we cant get green chillies here. It was very good & the visitors loved it. Nice change. I found it made enough filling for 2 loaves & served 20. Tasty & different!"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

"I made this bread for Christmas Eve last year. Everyone loved it. I now have to make it for all holidays and gatherings. I do toast the bread shells under the broiler first before putting in the filling to help keep it from getting too soggy, but otherwise follow the recipe exactly. It is delicious!"

Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

"None of my family liked this bread. As a matter of fact we actually threw it out after trying to eat it. We love artichoke, cheese and bread but this together was just not good. Sorry but I am taking this out of my recipe box."

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