Garlic Cheese Bread

4-6 servings
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When French bread and Fontina Cheese meet, melty magic happens.


  • 1 12-inch loaf French baguette or other crusty bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1½ cups (6 ounces) Roth® Fontina Cheese, shredded
  • 8 leaves basil, julienned
  • Cracked pepper to taste


  1. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Split bread loaf, forming 2 long open-face halves. Place on baking sheet; brush with olive oil. Sprinkle garlic salt evenly over bread halves.
  3. Top halves with cheese, basil and black pepper.
  4. Bake about 8 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.