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  1. Bobbi Kilbarger January 15, 2009 at 12:54 PM #

    I’ve noticed that you post recipes that you enjoy from time to time, so here’s a couple of really good recipes that even my toddler loves eating that you might enjoy:

    Cheesy Taco Stuffed French Bread
    1 lb. ground beef
    1 package taco seasoning
    1 can nacho cheese soup
    2 C. shredded Cheddar cheese
    1 loaf firm French bread (Bakery reduced racks are great for this)

    – Brown ground beef and drain all fat. Cut off just the top of the French bread and pull out inside of loaf, making a shell of about 1 inch thick. While your ground beef is still warm, stir in taco seasoning, cheese soup and bread crumbs.
    – Pour this mixture into loaf shell and spread evenly. Cover with Cheddar cheese and put top of bread loaf back on.
    – Wrap this in foil and bake at 350°F. for approximately 20 minutes. Take out and slice for individual servings.

    * We enjoy the taco meat this way so much that we always include a can of nacho cheese soup to our regular taco mix. There’s also some southwestern variety cheese soups that can be used for a spicier flavor.

    Guy Approved Meatloaf
    1 1/2 pounds ground beef
    2 eggs
    1 onion, chopped
    ½ cup barbecue sauce
    ¾ cup crushed crackers
    1 cup crushed potato chips
    ¾ teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring (We never have this, so I omit it)
    ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
    1 teaspoon salt
    ½ teaspoon garlic powder

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine the beef, eggs, onion, barbecue sauce, cracker crumbs, potato chips, liquid smoke, ground black pepper, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper and mix well. On a lightly greased cookie sheet, shape the mixture into a loaf. Lay the bacon slices across the width of the loaf so that the entire surface is covered. Cover the loaf loosely with foil. Bake at 375 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours.

    * If you make this and form it into two thinner loaves (about the size that half of a slice of bacon would fully cover it width-wise), then it takes half the time to cook. We also, occasionally, put slices of cheese under the bacon for added flavor.

    Just thought I’d share!

    ~Willow

  2. jennifer January 15, 2009 at 8:27 PM #

    I made this yesterday too! When I mixed it up I really didn’t think I was going to like it, but it was really good. It goes on the make it again list.

  3. Angie January 15, 2009 at 8:43 PM #

    mmm, cheesy stuffed taco bread looks great. Thank you! I like meatloaf but I don’t get to make it often because Josh isn’t a big fan. I keep trying to convert him though 😉

    Jennifer, I didn’t think I’d like it either. It just looked odd mixing it up, but it was surprisingly good.

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