Got friends coming over? Try this bloomin’ onion bread. You’ll prepare it in a flash and your friends will love it. It’s better if you use sourdough bread to really get the “blooming” effect. We don’t have sourdough bread available at the bakery in Guatemala, so I used a country style round bread, and it worked just fine. I used a small serrated knife to help me cut the bread when I had to do the second part. I think I would have made a tragic mess out of that loaf if I had used the regular bread knife.
If you’re having more than 4 friends over, make at least 2! Trust me, they will be gone quicker than you think.
This recipe can be the base for you to use your creativity and add different ingredients such as, cheddar cheese and bacon instead of just mozzarella and onions. How about individual portions using small round breads? I’ll be experimenting with these ideas over the holidays, I have a ton of family get togethers coming up. (yikes)