Appetizing Bread


A mouth-watering treat for those who love Italian!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 slices


  • 1 (1 pound) loaf unsliced white bread

  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 cup grated Romano cheese

  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed

  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons dried red chile peppers


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  2. Place the unsliced white bread loaf in a large oven safe serving dish. Cutting only about half way down the loaf, make 8 slices. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese, Romano cheese, garlic, parsley, and 1/2 the extra virgin olive oil over loaf. Spread dried red chile peppers around base of bread.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven approximately 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted but not browned. Remove from oven and cover with remaining olive oil. Serve at once!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

510 Calories
37g Fat
31g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 510
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 721mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 364mg 28%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 123mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.