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Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Hazel Green, Alabama

Sloppy Joe Loaf

Meatloaf baked between layers of French loaf dough makes a delicious hot supper sandwich.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
lb. extra-lean ground beef
1
small onion, chopped
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
1
tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon fennel seed
1
(11-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crusty French Loaf
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet and large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. In sprayed skillet, combine ground beef and onion; cook until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add tomato sauce, flour, basil, oregano and fennel seed; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Meanwhile, remove dough from can; place on lightly floured surface. Cut loaf in half lengthwise. Roll each half to form 16x4-inch rectangle. Place 1 dough rectangle on sprayed cookie sheet, being careful not to change shape.
  • 4 Stir 1/2 cup of the cheese into ground beef mixture. Spoon and spread mixture over dough rectangle on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Top with remaining dough rectangle.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into slices.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet and large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. In sprayed skillet, combine ground beef and onion; cook until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add tomato sauce, flour, basil, oregano and fennel seed; mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Meanwhile, remove dough from can; place on lightly floured surface. Cut loaf in half lengthwise. Roll each half to form 16x4-inch rectangle. Place 1 dough rectangle on sprayed cookie sheet, being careful not to change shape.
  • 4 Stir 1/2 cup of the cheese into ground beef mixture. Spoon and spread mixture over dough rectangle on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Top with remaining dough rectangle.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into slices.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.