Cheesy Olive Bread

Cheesy Olive Bread is a crunchy bread layered with salty green olives, black olives, melted cheese to make an outstanding appetizer! Simple and decadent bread that is sure to impress all your guests!

 You have also got to try The Best Homemade Garlic Bread, Philly Cheese Steak Cheesy Bread or Sausage Stuffed French Bread Boats which make great starter breads!

Olive Bread

Warm, cheesy bread with olives is pretty much my love language.  My weakness is carbs so you can totally plan on them to happen quite often at our house.  This bread makes a great appetizer that will be devoured within minutes.  I love how fast it comes together and I know that it will be loved by your family as well!

How do you make Cheesy Olive Bread?

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the sliced bread cut sides up on a large cookie sheet.
  • In a medium sized bowl, add olives, butter, ,mayonnaise, cheese and green onions. Mix until all incorporated.
  • Spread evenly on each sides of the bread. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

What types of olives are best for this Cheesy Olive bread?

  • Black Olives- Salty and Oily and softer than green olives.
  • Stuffed Pimento Green Olives- sweet pimento peppers get stuffed into green olives.  It helps to balance out the salty. flavor.
  • Kalamata- Distinctive fruity, almost wine-like flavor with a distinct almond shape.
  • Cerignola-  An olive from Italy that is mild in flavor.
  • Mission-  An olive from California that is black oil cured and are mild in flavor.
  • Picoline-  Crisp green olives that have a nutty taste with a slight undertone of anise.

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Cheesy Olive Bread

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8

Cheesy Olive Bread is a crunchy bread layered with salty green olives, black olives, chunks of tomatoes and melted cheese to make an outstanding appetizer!

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French Bread sliced in half
  • 8 ounces Black Olives sliced
  • 8 ounces Pimento Stuffed Green Olives
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 2 green onions sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the sliced bread cut sides up on a large cookie sheet.

  2. In a medium sized bowl, add olives, butter, ,mayonnaise, cheese and green onions. Mix until all incorporated.

  3. Spread evenly on each sides of the bread. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Olive Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 530 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 1481mg62%
Potassium 119mg3%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 835IU17%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 268mg27%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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