Stromboli Joes

Stephanie Dodd


Another great recipe from BUNKO this past week. It is typically made on Italian bread but since my husband doesn't care for that kind of bread, I made him some on regular hamburger buns. This is so good and makes several. It was a great meal for 12 BUNKO women!

★★★★★ 2 votes
15 Min
30 Min


2 lb
ground beef
1/4 c
finely chopped onion
1 c
1 c
tomato sauce
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 tsp
garlic powder, divided
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
fennel seed
1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
1/2 c
butter, softened
2 lb
loaves italian bread, halved lengthwise (1 each)
2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz.)


1In a Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the catsup, tomato sauce, Parmesan cheese, 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, oregano, fennel seed and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, for 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
2In small bowl, combine butter and remaining garlic powder; spread over top halves of bread. Sprinkle 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese over each bottom bread half. Spoon meat mixture over top; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Replace bread tops; wrap each sandwich loaf in foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes or until cheese is melted. Slice into eight pieces from each loaf. Yield: 2 sandwich loaves (8 servings each).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef