Southwest Cheese Bread

Bake these French bread slices topped with cheese, bell pepper and green onion for a Southwest-styled appetizer recipe - ready in just 15 minutes!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

8
slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons finely chopped bell pepper
2
tablespoons finely chopped green onion
1
teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, if desired
1/2
cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese (2 ounces)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400º.
  • 2 Mix all ingredients except bread and cheese. Spread on one side of each bread slice. Sprinkle with cheese. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is slightly toasted on bottom.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400º.
  • 2 Mix all ingredients except bread and cheese. Spread on one side of each bread slice. Sprinkle with cheese. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is slightly toasted on bottom.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These cheesy bread slices also make great appetizers. After baking, cut each slice into halves or fourths. Top each with a slice of cherry tomato and a piece of fresh cilantro.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 slice
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
11mg
11%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.