Appetizers & Side Dishes

Cheesy French Bread Recipe

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 5 min  |  Servings: 10  |  Calories: 437
44 Frenchbread
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
5 min

The ultimate in cheesy goodness, this bread disappears from the table in an instant. Create the topping of your choice: Garlic Parmesan, Herbed Cheddar or Swiss Fondue created with Sargento® Ricotta, Mozzarella, Sharp Cheddar, Parmesan or Swiss cheeses.

  • 1 loaf (1 lb.) French bread, unsliced
  • 1 cup (8 oz.) Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Fine Cut
  • 3/4 cup (3 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese - Fine Cut
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp. dry white wine
  • 2 Tbsp. minced green onion
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese
  1. Split bread in half lengthwise; toast cut-sides lightly under broiler. Spread cut-sides with topping of choice to edge of bread. Preheat broiler. Broil 4 minutes or until cheese begins to brown.
  2. For Garlic Parmesan Topping: Combine Ricotta cheese, garlic and basil; mix until well combined. Stir in Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
  3. For Herbed Cheddar Topping: Combine mayonnaise, bacon, if desired, chives and Italian seasoning; mix well. Stir in Cheddar cheese.
  4. For Swiss Fondue Topping: Combine mayonnaise, wine and green onions; mix well. Stir in Swiss cheese.

Nutrition Facts
10 Servings
Serving Size: (158g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 437
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.4 grams
Saturated Fat 12.7 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5.6 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.8 grams
Total Carbohydrates 34 grams
Dietary Fiber 2 grams
Protein 23 grams
Vitamin A 5RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 556mg 58%
Iron 2mg 11%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.