Jun 6, 2010
Wanda's Homemade Sausage-Stuffed Loaf
2 Italian sausage links
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 can (15 ounces) chunky Italian-style tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon aniseed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
1/4 to 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
In a large skillet, cook sausages over medium heat until no longer pink.
Remove and set aside. In the same skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper
until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato, tomato sauce and
seasonings. Cut sausages in half lengthwise and slice; add to meat sauce.
Cut a wedge out of top of the bread, about 1 in. wide and three-fourths of
the way through the loaf. Discard cut portion or save for another use.
Fill loaf with meat sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pepper. Wrap
in heavy-duty foil. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.
Yield: 6 servings.
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