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Olive Cheese Bread Recipe

"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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, 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 large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Slice bread in half widthwise and lengthwise.
  • 2. Place on an ungreased 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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

"Excellent for company or family."

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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