Olive Cheese Bread Recipe

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Olive Cheese Bread Recipe

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"The recipe for this rich cheesy bread was given to me by a co-worker's wife, and I've used it often," notes Nancy McWhorter of Bridge City, Texas. "With the tasty addition of ripe olives and onions, it's a perfect complement to seafood, Italian food or barbecue fare."
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise*
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread

Directions

In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Slice bread in half widthwise and lengthwise; place on a baking sheet. Spread cheese mixture over cut sides of bread. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise may not be substituted for regular mayonnaise in this recipe.
Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Olive Cheese Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 223 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise*
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread
  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Slice bread in half widthwise and lengthwise; place on a baking sheet. Spread cheese mixture over cut sides of bread. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise may not be substituted for regular mayonnaise in this recipe.
Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Olive Cheese Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p55

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 50092
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"Excellent for company or family."

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tsarnold User ID: 1665308 29712
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2009

"This is quick, easy, and delicious. We have made it several times with rave reviews by our guests!!!"

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