Beef Stuffed Bread Loaf
This will also work well using three large crusty Italian rolls
1 (1-pound) loaf French bread (do not slice in half)
1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed chili flakes, or adjust to heat level
1 (10-3/4 ounce) can condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
1 medium green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon season salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 (4 ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
6 slices process American cheese (can use more)
Cut off top of bread loaf.
Carefully hollow out bottom of the loaf leaving a 1/2-inch shell.
Cut removed bread into small cubes; set aside.
In a skillet brown the ground beef with onion; drain.
Add in garlic and chili flakes, then continue cooking the beef until lightly browned.
Add in condensed soup, green pepper, celery, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, pepper and mushrooms; cook stirring for about 8-10 minutes.
Remove skillet from heat then stir in the reserved bread cubes until combined.
Spread the ground beef mixture into bread shell.
Top with American cheese slices
Replace bread top.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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