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Grilled Bacon-Cheddar Bread

With lots of melted cheese and crumbled bacon, these super-quick open-face sandwiches won't hang around long. A sprinkle of fresh parsley adds a pretty finish.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
loaf (1 lb) french bread
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
4
slices cooked bacon, crumbled
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, if desired

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut loaf of bread into 1-inch-thick slices. Lightly spread one side of each slice of bread with butter. Place slices, butter side down, on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle cheese, bacon and parsley evenly on bread slices.
  • 2 Place bread slices, butter side down, directly on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes or until bottom of bread is toasted and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut loaf of bread into 1-inch-thick slices. Lightly spread one side of each slice of bread with butter. Place slices, butter side down, on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle cheese, bacon and parsley evenly on bread slices.
  • 2 Place bread slices, butter side down, directly on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes or until bottom of bread is toasted and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Want to make this ahead so you are not rushed at the end? Prepare and place on the cookie sheet; cover and refrigerate until it's time to grill.

To make this recipe even easier, use purchased cooked bacon.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.