Louisiana Sausage Garlic Bread

Louisiana Sausage Garlic Bread

*your favorite sausage (like 1/2 [4 oz] Jimmy Dean Sage and 1/2 [4 oz] J immy Dean Hot)
1 onion diced
6 scallions diced (optional)
1 Tbs. minced garlic
1/2 stick butter
1 Tbs. bacon grease
2-3 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
Salt and Pepper

Bread Toppings:
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Garlic Powder (or fresh minced garlic)
Creole Seasoning
Grated cheese of your choice
8 oz Bacon (cook before and cut into small pieces- & save some bacon grease)

1 French bread loaf, sliced

In a pan cook the sausage with the onions, scallions and garlic until about 80% cooked, add the butter, bacon grease, and olive oil and Salt and Pepper. Sauté on a medium heat until the onions are clear, about 10 minutes.

Slice the bread into half-inch slices and spread a thin layer of butter on each slice. Drizzle a little olive oil on top of the butter and spread the oil around with a butter knife. Sprinkle a little garlic powder (or fresh minced garlic) and Creole seasoning.

Top the bread with the cooked ingredients spreading evenly. Sprinkle a light coating of cheese over it the sausage mixture. Top with bacon.

Bake at 400ºF for about 10-15 minutes or until edges of bread start to brown.