Herb-Cheese Bread

Tip: To make ahead, assemble loaf, wrap in foil, and store in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature, and bake as directed.


12 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 140
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 21.8 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 313 mg
Calcium 48 mg


1/4 cup reduced-calorie margarine
1/4 cup minced green onions
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (1-pound) loaf Italian bread,split
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese


Preheat oven to 400°.

Melt margarine in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add green onions and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in oregano, cumin, red pepper, and salt. Brush margarine mixture evenly on cut sides of bread. Sprinkle cheese over bottom half of loaf; top with top half of loaf. Wrap in foil; bake at 400° for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

November 1996
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