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Taco Sandwich Recipe

Taco Sandwich Recipe

One evening, Mom and I helped each other put together this sandwich using things we had on hand. It's delicious and was an instant hit with our family.—Melody Stoltzfus, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced Italian bread
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 6 slices American cheese


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink.
  • 2. Meanwhile, cut bread in half lengthwise; hollow out top and bottom of loaf, leaving a 1/2-in. shell (discard removed bread or save for another use).
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and salsa until blended. Spread inside bread shell; set aside.
  • 4. Drain beef. Stir in taco seasoning. Layer lettuce and tomato in bottom of bread shell; top with beef mixture and cheese. Replace bread top. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 477 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,173 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.