Cheesy Spinach & Bacon Cobb Loaf - Conventional Method

This easy and cheesy spinach & bacon cobb loaf is the perfect summer BBQ food!
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Course: Breads and Scrolls, Light Meals, Loaf, Lunch, Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: Healthy, Lunch, Party Food, Snacks
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 450 g round cobb loaf
  • 5 rashers shortcut bacon finely chopped
  • 250 g frozen spinach defrosted
  • 250 g cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup tasty cheese grated

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Cut a round circle from the top of the cobb loaf and set aside.
  • Use your fingers to remove chunks of the bread from the middle of the cobb loaf. Set the bread chunks aside.
  • Cook the bacon pieces in a frying pan over medium-high heat until crispy then place into a large microwave-safe mixing bowl.
  • Place the defrosted spinach into a strainer and use a spoon to press out all of the excess liquid.
  • Place the strained spinach into the mixing bowl.
  • Add the softened cream cheese, sour cream and tasty cheese.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Place the bowl into the microwave for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Stir well.
  • Spoon the mixture into the hole in the cobb loaf and place into the oven for 20 minutes (if the cobb loaf is browning too much, simply place a sheet of foil over top.
  • After 10 minutes, add the bread chunks to the oven and cook until crispy.
  • Serve immediately.