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Easy Italian Cheese Bread Recipe

Easy Italian Cheese Bread Recipe

Round out your favorite Italian meal with a buttery loaf of this crusty Italian Cheese Bread from Angie Smith of Clarksville, Tennessee. “The aroma and flavor of this quick and classic side are wonderful,” she promises. “We like to dip our slices in olive oil, fresh ground pepper and Parmesan cheese."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt


  • 1. Spread butter over cut sides of bread. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Combine the cheese, oregano and garlic salt; sprinkle over bread. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 326 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 734 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.