mummy bread

Ground Beef Mummy Bread

4 Servings

  • 1 lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup creamy Italian dressing
  • 1 loaf (1 lb) Italian bread (12 inches long), halved lengthwise
  • 4 slices (6 oz) thinky sliced provolone chese, quartered
  1. Set oven control to broil. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, bell peppers and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1/4 cup of the dressing.
  2. Spread remaining 1/4 cup dressing on cut sides of bread. Place both halves, cut sides up, on ungreased large cookie sheet. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove bread from broiler. Spread beef mixture on cut halves of bread. Top with cheese.
  3. Return to broiler; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut each half into 2 pieces.