Chili Loaf

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the top off the loaf leaving an edge 3/4-1 inch from crust rim. Pull out the center of the loaf. Tear the center bread into 1/2 inch bread chunks.
  • Brush the interior of the loaf with enough butter to coat. Wrap the crust with foil.
  • Bake at 350 until interior is lightly toasted, 7-9 minutes.
  • Blend neufchatel cheese, eggs, 1/2 cup milk, flour, chili, and salt. Stir chilies into cheese mixture.
  • Set hot crust on a baking sheet and pour filling into it.
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup milk, stir with a fork, then push enough 1/2 inch chunks of bread into the filling to bring it up to the crust rim.
  • Return loaf to the oven. Bake until center is firmly set when loaf is gently shaken, 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Let cool at least 15 minutes. Remove foil.
  • Peel and thenly slice or dice avocado, mix with lime juice, and arrange on the chili loaf.
  • Cut loaf and serve with tomatillo sauce and salt to taste.
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