Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

by Alli

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Are you ready for some college football? I am! It’s that time of the year again and I’m pulling out all my favorite game day recipes, including Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

Cheesy Stuffed Bread and Share A Coke

On any given fall weekend, you’ll find my family huddled together in the great room watching our favorite college teams. Here in the south, football party foods are just as important as the game itself. 

Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

Share A Coke Is Back At Walmart

I’m thrilled that Share A Coke is back at Walmart with even more offerings! We can now purchase bottles of Coca-Cola® and Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar with our family’s favorite football team logos! I can Share a Coke with my favorite team and also buy the 20 oz. Coca-Cola® bottles featuring first names. There are over 1,000 unique first names! 

Food and Drink for Game Day

You can find the Coca-Cola® and Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar with your favorite football team logos and new names in bins or refrigerators in the front of the store. Walmart always has everything I need for my fall football homegating parties, including the ingredients for my Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread and all our favorite party foods.

In Store Photo - Share A Coke

I almost purchased my favorite team bottles only. But to be fair to the entire family, I grabbed all of our favorites. We’re a house divided when it comes to our favorite college football teams, but we’re all Coca-Cola® fans. At least we agree on something. 

I may get the mother-in-law of the year award when my son-in-law, David, spies his name on his favorite Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar bottles.

Share A Coke and Cheesy Bread

My family is going to love the cheesy bread I’m preparing for our college football viewing party. A cheese mixture filled with chopped artichoke hearts is spooned into hollowed-out Italian bread. Then I sprinkle a little cheddar to top and bake until the cheese is bubbly and the bread is crispy. It’s so good! 

Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

Cut a thin slice off the top of a loaf of Italian bread.

Italian Bread With Top Off

Pull out the soft center and sauté the bread pieces in butter and garlic. Be careful not to burn the garlic. 

Soft bread and garlic cooking on stovetop

In a separate bowl, mix together sour cream, Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheeses, chopped artichoke hearts, and black pepper. 

Stuffing for Italian Bread

Combine the cheese mixture with the sauteed bread and garlic. Gently mix it all together. 

Artichoke Stuffing for Bread

Fill the bread shell with the stuffing mixture. Sprinkle the top with cheddar cheese. 

Stuff the bread and sprinkle with cheese

Bake at 400ºF for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Allow the stuffed bread to cool slightly before slicing. 

Stuffed Bread Ready To Eat

Yield: 10 Servings

Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

Cheesy Artichoke Bread

Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread is filled with a two-cheese mixture including artichoke hearts. It's baked until the cheese is bubbly and the bread is crisp.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Italian bread (about 14 oz.)
  • 3/4 stick butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 6 oz. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (6 oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of the Italian bread loaf. Remove the soft center. In a skillet on medium heat, sauté the pieces of bread with the butter and garlic for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix together sour cream, Monterey Jack & Parmesan cheeses, chopped artichoke hearts, and black pepper. Mix the cheese mixture with the bread/garlic mixture.
  3. Fill the bread shell and sprinkle cheddar cheese on top. Bake at 400ºF for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Allow bread to cool slightly before slicing.

Nutrition Information

Yield

10

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 343Total Fat 21gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 57mgSodium 611mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 2gSugar 2gProtein 12g

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If you’re hosting or attending a football homegating party, you’ll want to add Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread to your menu. When it comes to party foods, this cheesy stuffed bread is a winner. 

Cheesy Artichoke Bread

Gameday is all about good food, good friends and enjoying a Coca-Cola® with my favorite team! 

21 comments

Amber Myers September 9, 2019 - 8:24 am

This looks so good! I love cheese and artichokes so this is perfect. I always have my Diet Coke in the house.

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Caitlin September 9, 2019 - 9:28 am

This looks delicious!!

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robin rue September 9, 2019 - 9:55 am

I have never had bread like this before, but I love that it’s stuffed with artichokes. How yummy!

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Lian September 9, 2019 - 10:57 am

What a great Game Day combo to snack on! It is so simple to make. We are huge Coke drinkers at my home!

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Hough Debbie September 9, 2019 - 11:35 am

This sounds amazing. I’m definitely going to make this. Topping it off with Coke Zero is perfection. Love it!

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Kelly Moran September 9, 2019 - 12:05 pm

I am always looking for something new to bring to game day parties. This sounds perfect! Oh and I am a total sucker for the Coke Name Bottles! I love all things personalized so these have always caught my eye! Diet Coke fan here!!

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Sarah Bailey September 9, 2019 - 12:43 pm

You most definitely had me at cheesy! This sounds absolutely amazing – I have to admit I have a soft spot for cheese and bread and the addition of artichoke sounds really interesting.

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Tasheena September 9, 2019 - 1:02 pm

This would be perfect to make for game day in my home. Looking forward to making this for my family.

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Rachel September 9, 2019 - 2:52 pm

This bread looks amazing. I would eat the whole loaf by myself.

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Rena September 9, 2019 - 5:52 pm

I have never tasted an artichoke in my life and if I were to try it this would be the way. It looks absolutely delicious!

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Chef Dennis September 9, 2019 - 6:34 pm

This Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread looks really delicious! I love that it’s filled with cheese! Will definitely try this!

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Pam September 9, 2019 - 6:34 pm

This sounds really good! I am a sucker for anything with cheesy artichokes involved.

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Ruth I September 10, 2019 - 4:34 am

Oh I love this recipe. It looks so delicious! We enjoyed the share a coke treat before. I hope it will be back here too!

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Jeni Hawkins September 10, 2019 - 5:18 am

This is my type of bread. I would eat literally everything that has cheese in it. This makes me really hungry.

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Lynndee September 10, 2019 - 8:25 am

Oh, I am def gong to try this because I don’t think I’ve ever had artichoke before. And I love the fact that it is so easy to make. Thanks for the recipe!

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Catalina September 10, 2019 - 8:56 am

Oh my goodness! My family will love this idea! This cheesy bread will be a new favorite!

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Lisa Favre September 10, 2019 - 8:58 am

Everything about this bread sounds absolutely delicious! I mean, come on – how can you go wrong with all that cheese?!

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Kelli A September 10, 2019 - 10:38 am

I could eat this all day everyday! Will definitely be saving this artichoke recipe for a must try!

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Amy H September 10, 2019 - 10:23 pm

You are truly game day ready! That artichoke bread looks delicious! I will have to save it for when we have a gathering next.

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Nikka Shae September 11, 2019 - 12:01 am

My husband is ready for Monday night football, and this would be the perfect snack!

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