Spinach Garlic Bread Recipe

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Spinach Garlic Bread Recipe
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Spinach Garlic Bread Recipe

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I don't do as much cooking now as I did when my six children were growing up! I've found that this pretty bread makes a nice appetizer and goes great with any Italian meal. Try it with a soup and salad, too. —Ruby Williams Bogalusa, Louisiana
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French or Italian bread (about 1 pound)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Directions

Cut bread in half lengthwise. Place with cut side up on a baking sheet; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add spinach and stir until heated through, about 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir in Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and fennel seed; mix well. Spread evenly over bread halves. Sprinkle with tomato, mozzarella and basil. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with parsley if desired. Cut into slices and serve immediately. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Garlic Bread in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 229 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

  • 1 loaf French or Italian bread (about 1 pound)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional
  1. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Place with cut side up on a baking sheet; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add spinach and stir until heated through, about 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir in Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and fennel seed; mix well. Spread evenly over bread halves. Sprinkle with tomato, mozzarella and basil. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with parsley if desired. Cut into slices and serve immediately. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Garlic Bread in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p25

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LMCheatham User ID: 4172363 222437
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2015

"Wonderful, trying with fresh spinach next, possibly with crumbled bacon on top"

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quality01 User ID: 3278560 4238
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2008

"Test"

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