Cheesy Garlic Bread with Calabrian Chile & Chives

Cheesy Garlic Bread

with Calabrian Chile & Chives

25 MIN
$6.99 Serves 2-4
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Introducing Add-ons—a weekly selection of appetizers, sides, and desserts that you can add to your box and fill out your table. This crowd-pleasing combo of melty white cheddar, Calabrian chile paste, and garlic baked on top of crispy baguette is an ideal way to kickstart any meal.
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Cheesy Garlic Bread with Calabrian Chile & Chives
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  • 1 Small Baguette
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 bunch Chives
  • 2 oz White Cheddar Cheese
  • 1½ tsps Calabrian Chile Paste
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1 Prepare the ingredients

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the chives, then thinly slice. Halve the baguette lengthwise. Grate the cheese on the large side of a box grater. Peel and finely chop 2 cloves of garlic. In a bowl, combine the grated cheese, chopped garlic, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper, stir to combine. 

2 Assemble & bake the cheesy bread

Line a sheet pan with foil. Transfer the halved bread, cut side up, to the foil. Evenly top with the cheese mixture and a drizzle of olive oil. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the bread is lightly toasted. Transfer to a cutting board. 

3 Finish & serve your dish

When cool enough to handle, halve the baked bread on an angle. Serve the finished bread garnished with the sliced chives. Enjoy!

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1 Prepare the ingredients

Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the chives, then thinly slice. Halve the baguette lengthwise. Grate the cheese on the large side of a box grater. Peel and finely chop 2 cloves of garlic. In a bowl, combine the grated cheese, chopped garlic, and as much of the chile paste as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper, stir to combine. 

2 Assemble & bake the cheesy bread

Line a sheet pan with foil. Transfer the halved bread, cut side up, to the foil. Evenly top with the cheese mixture and a drizzle of olive oil. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the bread is lightly toasted. Transfer to a cutting board. 

3 Finish & serve your dish

When cool enough to handle, halve the baked bread on an angle. Serve the finished bread garnished with the sliced chives. Enjoy!