Grilled Stuffed French Bread

Grilled Stuffed French Bread

Create an extraordinary cheesy pesto grilled bread thanks to a purchased French loaf. The do-ahead tip makes it even easier!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
loaf (8 ounces) or 1/2 loaf (1-pound size) unsliced French bread
1/3
cup sun-dried tomato pesto or basil pesto
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Spray 18-inch piece of heavy-duty foil with cooking spray.
  2. Cut bread loaf diagonally into 12 slices to within 1/2 inch of bottom of loaf. Spread pesto on both sides of slices. Sprinkle slices with cheese. Securely wrap loaf in foil.
  3. Grill bread uncovered 5 to 6 inches from medium heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until hot.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No heavy-duty foil? Use two sheets of regular foil.
Do-Ahead
You can assemble the bread and wrap it in foil up to 8 hours ahead of time. Keep it in the refrigerator until you're ready to grill.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 225
    • (Calories from Fat 105),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.