Appetizer Tomato Cheese Bread

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 03, 2022
I found this recipe a few years ago in a dairy cookbook, and it has become a family favorite. My husband, Wayne, and our two children are mostly meat-and-potato eaters, but I don't hear any complaints when I make this bread! —Penney Kester, Springville, New York
Appetizer Tomato Cheese Bread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch rubbed sage
  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • Paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and seasonings; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the baking mix and milk to form a soft dough. Turn dough onto a well-floured surface; knead lightly 10-12 times. Pat into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish, pushing dough up sides of dish to form a shallow rim. Arrange tomato slices over top. Spread with topping; sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 209 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 521mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.