1. Preheat broiler. Slice the bread in half lengthwise and place cut side up on a broiler pan.
2. Combine the red peppers, olives, oil, shallots, vinegar, parsley, pepper, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring to mix well. Spoon evenly over cut sides of bread halves, then top with the goat cheese. Broil 3 inches from heat source about 5 minutes or until cheese begins to soften and edges of bread are lightly browned. Cut into 1-inch slices and serve. Makes 40 appetizers.