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Beef-Stuffed French Bread

 Beef-Stuffed French Bread
"My husband, David, loves the tasty Beef-Stuffed French Bread. Its cheesy filling goes together in a jiffy.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 unsliced loaf French bread (1 pound)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 slices process American cheese, halved


  • Cut off top of bread. Carefully hollow out bottom of loaf, leaving a
  • 1/2-in. shell. Cut removed bread into small cubes; set aside. In a
  • skillet, brown beef; drain. Add soup, green pepper, celery,
  • Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the reserved bread cubes. Spread into bread shell. Top with
  • cheese. Replace bread top. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake
  • at 350° for 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4
  • servings.