Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

In the immortal words of Johnny Carson - "Believe it, or stuff it!"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground beef in oil.
  2. Drain the beef, and then add the tomato sauce, onion, parsley, Italian Essence, bouillon powder, and garlic.
  3. Heat to boiling, reduce the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes; cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cheeses, egg, and mushrooms.
  5. Cut a 1½-inch horizontal slice off the top of the French bread loaf.
  6. Remove the center portion of bread, leaving 1-inch-thick sides of the bread shell.
  7. Put the beef mixture in the loaf and wrap in a large piece of buttered aluminum foil.
  8. Bake at 300°F for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil.
  10. If desired, sprinkle with an additional ¼ cup of shredded mozzarella cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes, or until the cheese melts.