Grilled Herb Cheese Bread

This cheese bread is so barbecue-worthy. The combination of cream cheese, basil, and dill toasted on a baguette makes this an excellent side to all barbecue meats or fish.

Yield: Makes about 18

Grilled Herb Cheese Bread


  • 4 oz (125 g) light cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp salted butter, softened
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp basil, crumbled
  • 1/4 tsp dill weed
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • Dash freshly ground pepper
  • 1 multigrain baguette, split lengthwise


  1. Combine all ingredients except baguette until well blended.
  2. Wrap baguette halves individually in foil, leaving cut side open.
  3. Spread cheese mixture over cut side of baguette halves.
  4. Heat bread over low heat directly on grid or on warming rack on natural gas barbecue for 10 – 15 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Slice bread and serve.
Nutritional analysis per slice:


76 calories, 2.6 g fat, 2.6 g protein, 10.8 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fibre, 125 mg sodium