Cheesy Chile Bread

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Everyone's fired up about this Mexican-flavored bread, bubbling with cheese, zesty green chiles and a dash of hot pepper sauce to turn up the heat.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles (from 4.5-oz can)
Dash hot pepper sauce
1
loaf (1 lb) French bread, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except bread.
  • 2 Place bread halves, cut sides down, on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 3 Spread cheese mixture on toasted sides of bread halves. Place bread, cheese side up, on grill. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese bubbles and begins to brown.

Expert Tips

To broil bread, place bread halves, cut sides up, on broiler pan; broil 6 to 8 inches from heat about 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Spread cheese mixture on toasted sides of bread halves; broil 2 to 3 minutes longer, or until cheese bubbles and begins to brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.