Bacon Cheddar Tomato Melt On Toasted Garlic Bread
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!
11 lb. loaf prepared garlic buttered french bread, defrost if frozen
3-4large vine-ripened tomatoes
1/2cup coarsely chopped fresh basil or baby spinach
2cups white or yellow cheddar cheese, shredded or slices
6slices cooked bacon, crumbled (i use precooked... no need to warm)
How to Make Bacon Cheddar Tomato Melt On Toasted Garlic Bread
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 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.
- To Assemble: Layer each half evenly with tomato, basil, cheese and bacon. Bake for an additional 6-8 minutes until cheese is melted.