Taco Subs on Vienna Bread

Pat Duran


This recipe was posted in my second book "Kitchen Chatter and Friends" 1986 and was submitted by my friend-Carol Elisech. She was happy to give me the recipe for my book along with many others. Hope you like it as much as others have. Thanks Carol.
The combinations to making this are endless.

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8 to 10 servings


15 Min


20 Min




2 lb
lean ground beef or turkey
1 small
onion, chopped
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1/4 tsp
1 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 c
chopped olives (black or green)
8 oz
can tomato saauce with basil and garlic(italian)
1 large
loaf unsliced vienna bread

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350^.
Brown beef and onion in a large skillet until meat is no longer pink, drain off any grease. Sprinkle in taco mix, salt, tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of the cheese and the olives. Mix together well.Cook together for 5 to 10 minutes.
Slice bread in half lengthwise and form boats by hollowing out each piece to witnin 1-inch from sides and bottom.
Mix about 1 cup of the bread crumbs or pieces into the beef mixture. Spoon the beef mixture into the bread hallows.
Wrap each boat in foil. Place on baking tray.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
To serve, remove the foil, sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top the chopped tomatoes and shredded lettuce, if desired.
Slice 1 1/4 inch slices from each loaf ,until all is cut. Serve without tomatoes and lettuce if desired.Great party idea. You can dress or undress with any topping of your choice.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy