Bread | February 13, 2019

Green Chili Cheddar Bread

Hot crisp crusts, melty cheese, tangy green chilis, and soft French bread are basically a match made in heaven. This green chili cheddar bread will spot, and you won’t break a sweat making it either!
Green chili cheddar bread on a cutting board. Garnished with parsley.

What Do I Need To Make Green Chili Cheddar Bread?

  • a loaf of French bread
  • butter
  • mayo
  • canned green chilis
  • cheddar cheese
  • white cheddar cheese
Cheesy French bread ingredients.

Tell Me How To Make This Delicious Bread

Step 1: Start by making your spread.  Combine softened butter, mayo, and diced green chilis in a medium sized bowl.

Step 2: Stir in grated cheeses.

Cheese French bread ingredient preparation.
Step 4: Slice french bread in half – lengthwise.
Step 5: Spread the mixture evenly on each half of bread.
Step 6: Place on a baking sheet, cheese sides up, and bake at 500 degrees for 5 minutes. Turn oven to broil and continue to cook until bubbly.
Cheesy French bread being made.

Variations – Making Chili Cheese Bread

  • Why not add minced garlic mixed with the butter for an extra garlicy, cheesy bread.
  • Try topping with chives.
  • Top with cooked bacon pieces.
  • Add other good melting cheeses like Monterey jack or mozzarella.

Cheesy French bread on a cutting board, lined with parchment.

What Do I Serve Chili Cheddar Bread With?

This crusty, bubbly, cheesy green chili bread pairs well with a lot of soups or Latin-themed salads. Such a tasty alternative to garlic bread! And it comes together in about 10 minutes.  Try it with our Arugula Salad or our Caprese Salad.

Cheesy French bread on white parchment paper, beside salt and pepper, and a bread knife.

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Green chili cheddar bread on white parchments paper, sliced.
Green Chili Cheese Bread
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Family favorite green chili cheese bread. Delicious and easy!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread side dish, chili cheese bread
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 342 kcal
Author: Stephanie
  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons softened butter
  • 3/4 cup sharp white cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup medium cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 oz diced green chilies canned
  1. Preheat oven to 500°F (260°C).

  2. Mix mayonnaise, butter, cheese, and chilies.
  3. Split french bread in half lengthwise.
  4. Spread mixture on both halves of bread.
  5. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Change oven to broil, broil until cheese melted and bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
Green Chili Cheese Bread
Amount Per Serving (2 slices)
Calories 342 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 479mg21%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 420IU8%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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