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Blue Cheese Garlic Bread Recipe

Blue Cheese Garlic Bread Recipe

This is a great way to dress up an ordinary loaf of bread. Serve slices as an appetizer or with a meal. —Kevalyn Henderson, Hayward, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut bread into 1-in.-thick slices, but not all the way through, leaving slices attached at the bottom. Spread cheese mixture between slices.
  • 2. Wrap loaf in a large piece of heavy -duty foil (about 28-in. x 18-in.). Fold foil around bread and seal tightly. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 250 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.