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Herbed Cheese French Bread

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 16 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fines herbes
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf French bread

Nutrition Information

  • calories 94
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 16.3 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 175 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients; stir well. Slice bread in half lengthwise. Spread cheese mixture evenly over cut sides of bread.

  2. Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) for 5 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.

Cook's Notes

To have bread ready to bake, wrap one or both loaf halves in foil before broiling, and freeze them. Bake frozen loaf halves at 350º for 15 minutes.

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