Bacon Cheddar Tomato Melt On Toasted Garlic Bread

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@Quinnn

My family just loves the blend of flavors in this easy to prepare recipe. Starting with prepared garlic bread, it makes a beautiful addition to grilled meats or stands alone as a light lunch or weekend meal when you just aren't hungry enough for something bigger.

Also can be used as a summertime appetizer for casual entertaining.

A wonderful way to use all of those beautiful vine ripened tomatoes from the garden, as well!


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Serves:

6-8 as a side dish, 3-4 as a light meal

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
1 lb. loaf prepared garlic buttered french bread, defrost if frozen
3-4
large vine-ripened tomatoes
1/2
cup coarsely chopped fresh basil or baby spinach
2
cups white or yellow cheddar cheese, shredded or slices
6
slices cooked bacon, crumbled (i use precooked... no need to warm)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Bake foil wrapped garlic loaf for 5-7 minutes. Remove from oven. Place split loaves onto parchment lined baking sheet. Spread garlic butter so that it's evenly distributed.
3
To Assemble: Layer each half evenly with tomato, basil, cheese and bacon. Bake for an additional 6-8 minutes until cheese is melted.

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