Grilled Garlic, Chive and Cheese Bread

Blend, toast, grill--it's as easy as that with this delicious way to dress up a loaf with prepared cheese spread.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 16

1
container (8 oz) garden vegetable cream cheese spread
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
small garlic clove, minced
1
loaf (16 oz) French bread, split lengthwise

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix cream cheese spread, chives and garlic.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place bread halves, cut side down, on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Turn bread halves; spread cream cheese mixture on toasted sides of bread. Cook cheese side up 3 to 4 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

When using a grill without a cover, loosely wrap the cheese bread in foil and keep the cheese soft as it heats. Or heat the cheese bread under the broiler until the cheese is bubbly, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
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.