Appetizing Bread

A mouth-watering treat for those who love Italian!

Original recipe makes 8 slices


1 (1 pound) loaf unsliced white bread
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup grated Romano cheese
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons dried red chile peppers

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    30 mins


  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!


Calories: 510 kcal
Carbohydrates: 31.1 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Fat: 36.8 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Protein: 13.2 g
Sodium: 721 mg