Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
"I enjoy entertaining and find this zippy cheese bread complements most meals," writes Leslie Sheldon-Kloss of Quakertown, Pennsylvania. "It's easy to assemble before guests arrive," she adds.
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:
10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Cut bread in half lengthwise. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, onion and chili powder. Cover and microwave on high for
1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until the onion is tender, stirring once.
Spread over cut side of bottom of bread. Sprinkle with cheeses. Replace bread top; wrap in heavy-duty foil.
Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Peppy Cheese Bread in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 239 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 420mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  1. Cut bread in half lengthwise. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, onion and chili powder. Cover and microwave on high for
  2. 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until the onion is tender, stirring once.
  3. Spread over cut side of bottom of bread. Sprinkle with cheeses. Replace bread top; wrap in heavy-duty foil.
  4. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Slice and serve warm. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Peppy Cheese Bread in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p37

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forPeppy Cheese Bread

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review