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Cheeseburger-Stuffed Garlic Bread

Take garlic bread to the next level by stuffing it with meaty, cheesy deliciousness.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), cut into pieces
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¾ lb ground chuck
  • 1 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 12 slices cheddar cheese
  • Thousand Island for dipping
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup sweet relish
  • ½ tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Melt butter in a pot with garlic and cook until toasty. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and stir in chopped parsley. Set aside.
  3. Trim ends of baguette and cut into quarters. Using a small paring knife, hollow out the middle of each piece. Brush interior with garlic butter.
  4. In a bowl, season chuck with minced onion, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Form mixture into 4 patties.
  5. Heat a cast-iron skillet. Working in batches, sear patties until cooked on both sides. Set aside to cool.
  6. Mix together ingredients for Thousand Island dressing.
  7. Building time! Layer cheese, patty, cheese, patty, cheese, and stuff into bread. Continue with remaining bread.
  8. Slice each quarter loaf into thirds and brush each piece with garlic butter. Wrap in foil and bake for 15–20 minutes until golden and bubbly. Serve with Thousand Island dressing.