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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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