French Cheeseburger Loaf Recipe
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French Cheeseburger Loaf Recipe

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Once you prepare this impressive-looking, yet simple-to-make sandwich, you’ll probably never look at refrigerated bread dough the same. It’s just so easy! Nancy Daugherty - Cortland, OH
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated crusty French loaf
  • 4 slices reduced-fat process American cheese product
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 277 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 697 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the flour, mustard and ketchup; set aside.
  2. Unroll dough starting at the seam. Pat into a 14x12-in. rectangle. Spoon meat mixture lengthwise down the center of the dough; top with cheese slices. Bring long sides of dough to the center over filling; pinch seam to seal.
  3. Place seam side down on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Brush with egg white. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  4. With a sharp knife, cut diagonal slits in top of loaf. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as French Cheeseburger Loaf in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p29

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2016

"Super easy and super delicious!"

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2015

"Great recipe! I added green chiles because we like a bit of spice. I also made a beer dough in the bread machine instead of frozen dough. Its a good base recipe but i would recommend dressing it up a bit with onion and garlic powder too."

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2014

"I make this often and now just use this as a guide. I add in different spices and extra veggies sometimes!"

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Reviewed Aug. 4, 2014

"This was such a hit with my family - I am making it again tonight."

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2013

"Very bland! Everyone ate it but no one liked it."

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