1 teaspoon olive oil
150g shortcut bacon rashers, finely chopped
1 red onion, halved, thinly sliced
375g cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
1/2 cup (60g) grated tasty cheese
40g pkt French onion soup mix
1/4 cup chopped chives
450g Coles Bakery White Cobb Loaf
Chopped chives, extra, to sprinkle
Vegetable sticks, to serve
Preheat oven to 180C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Heat the oil in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and onion and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until bacon starts to brown. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to drain.
Combine the bacon mixture, cream cheese, mayonnaise, tasty cheese, soup mix and chives in a large bowl. Season.
Use a serrated knife to cut 4cm from the top of cobb loaf and reserve. Remove the bread from centre of loaf, leaving a 2cm-thick shell. Tear bread pieces into 3cm pieces. Spoon the bacon mixture into shell. Top with lid. Place on prepared tray. Arrange bread pieces around cobb. Bake for 20 mins or until golden.
Sprinkle with extra chives. Serve with vegetable sticks.