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Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it’s own right!

Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it's own right! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To begin, start heating your oven to 375 degrees.
Start with a quarter of a pound of pancetta.

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Slice the stack into strips.

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Halve and then slice a red onion. If your onion is gigantic, just use half of it.

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In a skillet, melt a quarter of a cup of unsalted butter.

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Toss in your sliced onion and the pancetta. Sauté this over medium heat until the onions and pancetta are golden.

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Pour the contents of the skillet into a large bowl.
Then grate up two and half cups (10 ounces) of mozzarella cheese.

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Toss it into the bowl along with a teaspoon and a half of parsley.

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And a teaspoon of basil

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Lastly, add in two tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese.

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Stir it all together.

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Split a loaf of soft Italian bread in half.

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Lay the bread on a baking sheet. Divide the mixture between the two halves and spread it over the top.

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Bake the bread for 8 minutes to get things melting. Then switch your oven to broil and broil it for a minute or two. And Heavens to Betsy, keep an eye on it! When you get beautiful little golden spots, you are done! Remove it from the oven.

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Cut the bread into slices.

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Served with a nice tossed salad. This is lunch!
Enjoy!

Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it's own right! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it's own right! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it's own right! Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Cheese Bread with Pancetta & Onion

Constance Smith – Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Cheese Bread with Pancetta and Onion make a great side dish or even a meal in it’s own right!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Entrées – Main Dishes, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 361 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 lb pancetta
  • 1 red onion, if large, use half
  • 1/4 c unsalted butter, 1/2 stick
  • 2 1/2 c mozzarella cheese, 10 ounces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 2 Tb parmesan cheese
  • 1 loaf soft Italian bread

Instructions
 

  • To begin, start heating your oven to 375 degrees. Start with a quarter of a pound of pancetta sliced into strips.
  • Halve and then slice a red onion. If your onion is gigantic, just use half of it.
  • In a skillet, melt a quarter of a cup of unsalted butter. Toss in your sliced onion and the pancetta. Sauté this over medium heat until the onions and pancetta are golden.
  • Pour the contents of the skillet into a large bowl. Then grate up two and half cups (10 ounces) of mozzarella cheese. Toss it into the bowl along with a teaspoon and a half of parsley and a teaspoon of basil.
  • Lastly, add in two tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese and stir it all together.
  • Split a loaf of soft Italian bread in half.
  • Lay the bread on a baking sheet. Divide the mixture between the two halves and spread it over the top.
  • Bake the bread for 8 minutes to get things melting. Then switch your oven to broil and broil it for a minute or two. And Heavens to Betsy, keep an eye on it! When you get beautiful little golden spots, you are done! Remove it from the oven.
  • Cut the bread into slices and serve with a nice tossed salad!
    Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 361kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 16gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 535mgPotassium: 124mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 690IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 315mgIron: 0.4mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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