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Grilled Light Nacho Cheese Bread

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Say yum! Whether served as a snack or a cheesy bread accompaniment, our light cheese bread delivers on flavor.

Ingredients

2
cans Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1/2
cup reduced-fat chives-and-onion cream cheese (from 8-oz container)
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles (from 4.5-oz can), drained
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ 40% less-sodium taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Bake 2 loaves crusty French loaf as directed on cans.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together cream cheese, green chiles and taco seasoning mix.
  • 3 Cut breads in half lengthwise. Place bread halves cut sides down on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 4 Turn bread halves; spread cream cheese mixture evenly on cut sides of bread. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Bake 2 loaves crusty French loaf as directed on cans.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together cream cheese, green chiles and taco seasoning mix.
  • 3 Cut breads in half lengthwise. Place bread halves cut sides down on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 4 Turn bread halves; spread cream cheese mixture evenly on cut sides of bread. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Using reduced-sodium taco seasoning instead of the regular seasoning eliminates 40 milligrams of sodium per serving.

Substituting reduced-fat cream cheese and shredded cheese for the regular versions saves about 45 calories and 4 grams of fat per serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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