Italian Garlic And Cheese Bread

Servings: 6 to 8 Servngs Prep. Time: 10 Min Prep 30 MIn Bake Print

   This one has everything that would go with spaghetti or an Italian salad. A different "quick" bread.


   1  large loaf Italian bread

   1  stick butter, softened

   3  large cloves garlic, minced

   2  T prepared mustard ( try Grey Poupon)

   2  T poppy seeds

  12  slices Mozzarella cheese

    4  slices bacon


   Mince or mash garlic and combine with butter.

   Add mustard and poppy seed.

   Slice bread into 12 slices, without cutting through bottom crust; spread with butter mixture.

   Cover loaf, all except the top with heavy foil.

   Place 1 slice cheese between each bread slice, keeping loaf intact.

   Arrange bacon strips on top and bake at 350 F. for 30 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.

   Serve hot.