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By: Enrique Gili on June 14, 2014, 12:10 p.m.
Day-After Cheesy Bread

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Day-After Cheesy Bread

Make the most out of leftovers and combine last night's treats for today's brunch.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Yield: Feeds 2 to 4

Day-After Cheesy Bread


  • 3 cups French or Italian bread, cubed
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine, Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay
  • 2 slices ham, shredded
  • 1 cup semi-soft cheese, shredded; any combination of Gouda, Jarlsberg or white cheddar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a skillet or small baking dish, add bread. Pour wine over bread. Top with onion, cheese and ham, season with pepper. Place baking dish on lower oven rack for 20 minutes, until cheese melts. Serve hot.