Stuffed Baguettes

Francine Lizotte


With a combination of flavorful ingredients, this open faced sandwich sets itself apart from others! It is a simple recipe that delivers deliciously!


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4 servings
10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    loaves french baguettes (about 9-inch long), halved lengthwise and middle scooped out
  • 2 slice
    bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/4 c
    red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 large
    clove garlic, pressed
  • 1 can(s)
    (10 oz.) cream of tomato with basil & parmesan
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    hot sauce such as cholula®, or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1 large
    tomato, washed and thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped

How to Make Stuffed Baguettes


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a large skillet over medium heat, add bacon and sauté until half cooked. Add ground beef and cook. Add onion and sauté until translucent. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add cream of tomato, Worcestershire sauce, Cholula, cumin and black pepper. Stir all the ingredients very well and bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut baguette in half lengthwise and scoop out bread. Place halves on a baking sheet lined with silicone mat; set aside.
  3. Scoop the tomato-beef mixture into the center of each half. Cover with tomato sliced and then cheese. Sprinkle fresh parsley over top. Transfer baking sheet to the preheated oven and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes before slicing and serving. Serve it along with a salad.
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