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Beef 'n' Pepper Bread Slices Recipe

Beef 'n' Pepper Bread Slices Recipe

Margaret Pache's festive French bread slices topped with roast beef, red peppers and melted cheese are simple to make and a breeze for guests to handle. They remain a holiday hit with family and friends in Mesa, Arizona.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded cooked roast beef
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 1 jar (7-1/4 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Spread over cut sides of bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Top with roasted peppers; sprinkle with cheese and parsley.
  • 2. Bake at 450° for 8-10 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into slices. Serve warm. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 318 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 508 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.