How to Make Onion Heart Cheesy Garlic bread

This Tear and share Onion Heart Cheesy Garlic Bread is unbelievably good, a Homemade loaf stuffed with stringy Mozzarella cheese and herby garlic butter. A delicious stuffed bread recipe you’ll want to make time and time again!

Stuffed cheese garlic loaf

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Surprise Me!

I came up with this after my husband said ‘surprise me’… so I did, he loved it! It has all those naughty elements that are completely sinful ;o) but oh so necessary! ‘Tear and share’ is a poor misrepresentation, believe me, you absolutely will NOT want to share.

Which is why this recipe, is enough for 2 loaves…your welcome!

Why this Recipe is so fabulous!

  • Adaptable – Fill the bread with whatever you like, chopped tomatoes, cooked mushrooms, roasted peppers, different spices.
  • Make ahead of time – Bake the bread and onion, then stuff with the garlic butter and cheese. Wrap and place in the fridge for up to 2 days before you want to bake it.
  • Rewarding – All the way from Scratch! Homemade bread stuffed with cheesy garlicky wonderfulness!
  • Delicious – Insanely good!

How To Make Onion Heart Cheesy Garlic Bread

Ingredients

  • 1 Sachet of Quick action yeast
  • Salt
  • Olive oil
  • Warm water
  • Strong White Flour

Topping

  • Red onion
  • Butter
  • Honey
  • Salt
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

Filling

  • Softened butter
  • Garlic clove
  • Parsley
  • Grated mozzarella

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt and yeast. Stir in the olive oil and warm water. Form a Dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 5 mins until smooth and stretchy. Split the dough in 2.
  • Place each in a separate oiled or lined bowl, cover with cling film, set aside to rise for 1 hour, until doubled in size.
  • After 1 hour, turn out each dough on to a lined floured baking sheet. Pat down with flour. Push half an onion into the centre of each one ( see video)
  • Melt the 2 tbsp of butter, stir in the honey and 1/2 tsp of salt. Brush some of the mixture over each loaf, including the onion
  • Sprinkle with sea salt, black pepper & sesame seeds. Set aside to rise for a further 30 minutes
  • Preheat the oven to 170°c
  • Brush once more with the butter honey mix and Pop in the bottom of the oven for 30 minutes.*For a crispier crust, place a metal tray a third full with water at the bottom of the oven.

Stuffed garlic bread recipe

  • Allow to cool.
  • Make a garlic butter- Mix softened butter, a crushed garlic clove & 1 tbsp of chopped parsley together

Stuffed garlic bread recipe

  • Slice the bread around the onion, stuff each gap with garlic butter and grated mozzarella cheese (see video below)
  • Cover with tinfoil, bake at 170°c for 15 – 20 minutes, until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve while still warm

What You’ll need for this Recipe

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Digital Kitchen Scales
  • Proving Bowl

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Onion heart Cheesy Garlic bread

Prep Time1 hour 50 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 7g Sachet quick action
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 440 ml Warm Water
  • 650 g Strong White Bread

Topping

  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1/ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper

Filling

  • 3 tbsp Softened Butter
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1 tbsp Parsley
  • Grated Mozzarella

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt and yeast. Stir in the olive oil and warm water. Form a Dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 5 mins until smooth and stretchy
  • Split the dough in 2
  • Place each in a separate oiled or lined bowl, cover with cling film, set aside to rise for 1 hour, until doubled in size
  • After 1 hour, turn out each dough on to a lined floured baking sheet. Pat down with flour. Push half an onion into the centre of each one
  • Melt the 2 tbsp of butter, stir in the honey and 1/2 tsp of salt. Brush some of the mixture over each loaf, including the onion.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt, black pepper & sesame seeds. Set aside to rise for a further 30 minutes
  • Preheat the oven to 170°c
  • Brush once more with the butter honey mix and Pop in the bottom of the oven for 30 minutes.*For a crispier crust, place a metal tray a third full with water at the bottom of the oven.
  • Allow to cool
  • Make a garlic butter- Mix softened butter, a crushed garlic clove & 1 tbsp of chopped parsley together
  • Slice the bread around the onion ( see video), stuff each gap with garlic butter and grated mozzarella cheese (see video)
  • Cover with tinfoil, bake at 170°c for 15 – 20 minutes, until the cheese has melted
  • Serve while still warm

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