Cheese & Mushroom Loaded Baguette

A delicious baguette filled with mushrooms, peppers and herbs to satisfy your cravings.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Culinary Collection, Snack
Cuisine South African
Servings 8


  • 1 large fresh white baguette, cut into 3 individual portions
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 brown onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 250 g portabello mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Set oven to grill setting and allow to heat.
  • Slice the baguette portions in half and spread the softened butter on the inside of both halves.
    Toast the bread either in a pan over medium low heat or on the top rack of an oven until golden brown and crisp.
    Set aside.
  • In a large pan sauté the mushroom slices in olive oil until golden brown.
    Season with mixed herbs, salt and pepper.
    Set aside.
  • In the same pan saute the onion and peppers for 5 min until they have softened.
    To construct the sandwich lay the bottom of each baguette portion on a baking sheet. Begin layering the onions and peppers followed by a sprinkling of grated cheese, then mushrooms, then another sprinkle of cheese.
    Repeat until all toppings have been used or you have reached your desired level of filling.
  • Place the sandwich halves in the oven under the grill. Grill for 2-3 min or until the cheese has melted. Remove from the oven, top with the other baguette half and serve.
Keyword sandwich, snacks