Total Time
9hrs
Prep 6 hrs
Cook 3 hrs

My dad and I make this every so often. The end pieces are the best!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place ground beef and chopped bread in a large pot or pan and mix it up.
  2. Break eggs over mixture and combine well.
  3. Peel and chop garlic coarsely and add it to the mixture, along with the dried spices and cheese.
  4. Allow to rest in refrigerator for 6-24 hours.
  5. Form into large European bread shaped loaf and place in shallow heavy baking pan.
  6. Bake in oven preheated to 425°F for 45 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350°F and bake for another 90-120 minutes. During last hour of baking baste often with beef stock.
  7. Remove from oven when a sharp knife inserted in the center fails to produce red or greasy liquid.
  8. Center should be uniform brown, and there should be a dark crusty surface all around the loaf.
  9. Allow to cool at least 15 minutes.

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