Stuffed French Bread {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
This is such a cozy and comforting \"sandwich\"

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 2 - celery stalk(s)
  • 1 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of mushroom
  • 2 - tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - loaf French bread**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded mild cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Slice open the loaf of French bread and remove some of the bread in the middle.
  2. Chop the celery. Seed and chop the bell pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet. Stir in the chopped celery, bell pepper, salt and pepper and saute for 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and worcestershire sauce. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Spoon the ground beef mixture into the French loaf bread and top with shredded cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  6. Prepare the veggies.
  7. Serve Stuffed French Loaf with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.
  2. Chop 4 celery stalks. Seed and chop 2 green bell peppers.
  3. Open 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • Half of the chopped celery
  • Half of the chopped green bell pepper
  • Half of the cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a skillet and reheating. Once warmed, add to loaf bread and bake as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Stuffed French Bread {Filling}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat the filling on the skillet. Spoon into loaf French bread, sprinkle on 2 cups shredded cheese and bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.
Serve with veggies.

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