Smoked Cheddar Red Pepper Loaves

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Pre-Notes

    For extra flavor, add 1 t of chopped fresh sage leaves to each half of loaf. Garnish loaves with whole sage leaves.

Ingredients

  1. 4 oz smoked Cheddar cheese, shredded
  2. 1/2 c mayonnaise
  3. 2 T diced pimentos
  4. Dash hot pepper sauce
  5. 1 (1lb) loaf sourdough French bread, cut in half lengthwise (can substitute English muffins)

Instructions

  1. Heat grill. In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except bread; mix well.
  2. When ready to grill, place bread halves, cut side down, on gas grill over medium heat. Cook 5 to 6 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  3. Remove bread from grill. Spread cheese mixture evenly on cut side of bread. Return to grill, cheese mixture side up; cook an additonal 6 to 7 minutes or until cheese mixture bubbles around edges and center is hot.
  4. NOTE: To broil bread halves, place, cut side up, on broiler pan; broil 6 to 8 inches from heat for 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove bread from broiler. Spread cheese mixture evenly on cut sides of bread. Return to broiler, cheese mixture side up; broil an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese mixture bubbles and begins to turn brown.

Picture of Recipe

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Serves: 16
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Type of Food: Bread,Vegetarian,
Ethnicity/Origin: British
Key Ingredient: Cheese,Bread,Mayonnaise
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: Partial
Prep Method: Grill,Broiler

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