Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Bread

Heated in the oven or on the grill, this easy 'n cheesy bread will be a year-round favorite.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

1
loaf (1 pound) French bread
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup finely chopped roasted red bell peppers, (from 7-ounce jar), well drained
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Cut bread loaf horizontally into 3 layers. Mix remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Spread half of the cheese mixture over bottom layer. Top with second layer; spread with remaining cheese mixture. Top with third layer; press firmly.
  • 3 Wrap securely in heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot.

Expert Tips

Try using finely chopped fresh red bell pepper for the roasted red peppers in this recipe.

Heat this savory bread on the grill over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
90 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10 g
10 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
320 mg
320 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
6 g
6 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.