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Recipe of the Day: Savory Party Bread

Savory Party Bread
Savory Party Bread


1 unsliced round loaf sourdough bread (1 pound)

1 pound Monterey Jack cheese

1/2 cup butter, melted

1/2 cup chopped green onions

2 to 3 teaspoons poppy seeds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut bread width-wise into 1-inch slices to within 1/2 inch of bottom of loaf. Repeat cuts in opposite direction. Cut cheese into 1/4-inch slices; cut slices into small pieces. Place cheese in cuts.

In a small bowl, mix butter, green onions and poppy seeds; drizzle over bread. Wrap in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes. Unwrap; bake 10 minutes longer, or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Taste of Home February/March 1998