Tailgaters’ Loaf

Serves: 7
Total Calories: 307


1 loaf day-old Italian or French bread

Herb Butter:
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon dill
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 tablespoon minced parsley

1 1/4 pounds ground round steaks
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 medium onion, diced
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs (from loaf)


Remove 2-inch thick slice from each end of bread and scoop out inside of loaf, leaving 3/4-inch crust on all sides. Brush inside and each end with Herb Butter. Mix Stuffing and pack into hollow loaf. Replace bread ends and wrap loaf loosely in foil. Bake at 350° for 1 1/2 hours.

Tarragon mustard may be thinned with mayonnaise as an optional sauce to be spread over slices as they are served. Pack hot to serve at room temperature or serve cold.

Fun Fact: Albany, New York, is one of the oldest surviving European settlements from the original thirteen colonies and the longest continuously chartered city in the United States. The Dongan Charter legally established Albany as a city in 1686; it is the oldest United States city charter still in effect.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 7
Total Calories: 307
Calories from Fat: 165

This Tailgaters’ Loaf recipe is from the Best of the Best from The Northeast Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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