Meaty Loaf

Sheri Zarnick

By
@Shili

This recipe is awesome for picnics. It is also great served at home. If going to take on a picnic after cooking wrap in foil and several layers of newspaper to keep it warm until ready to eat on your picnic. I pack them in my husbands lunch as he can eat a whole one by himself.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
long loaf sourdough french bread
1 small
onion, chpped
1/4 lb
mushrooms, sliced
2 Tbsp
butter
1 large
egg
2 Tbsp
ketchup
1 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 c
beef broth
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
dried thyme leaves
1 lb
lean ground beef

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut a thin slice from the top of the loaf. Scoop out most of the bread. Tear to make 1 1/2 c. soft bread crumbs(top slice and remaining bread can be used for another recipe)
2
Brown onion and mushrooms in 1 1/2 T. butter. Beat egg with ketchup. Mix in bread crumbs, 1/2 c. shredded cheese, broth and seasonings. Lightly mix in ground beef and onion mixture.
3
Spoon meat mixture into hollowed out bread. Rub crust with remaining butter. Wrap in foil.
Bake at 375^ for 1 hour.
4
Fold back foil and sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese. Return to oven bake until cheese melts. About 3 minutes.
5
If serving at home cut into slices . If taking on your picnic, tailgate, or other road trip. Wrap in foil and newspaper. Serve when ready by cutting in 4" pieces like a submarine sandwich.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American