Italian Open-Faced Fondue Sandwich

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 1,332


1 pound ground beef
1 clove garlic minced
1/2 cup onion minced
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon oregano dried, crushed
1/2 teaspoon marjoram dried, crushed
1/2 teaspoon basil dried, crushed
3 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup white wine or dry vermouth
8 slices Italian breads 1/2 -inch thick, toasted
Chopped fresh parsley or cilantro*


In large heavy skillet, brown beef with garlic and onion drain off fat. Add tomato sauce, herbs, Cheddar cheese, and 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Stir over low heat until the cheeses melt. Blend cornstarch and wine or vermouth together stir into cheese mixture. Cook, stirring, until thick and bubbly. Spoon a portion of this topping over 2 slices toasted bread for each serving. Sprinkle top with remaining mozzarella cheese and parsley or cilantro.

* Cilantro is the parsley-like leaves of fresh coriander. It can be purchased in the specialty section of most supermarkets' produce departments.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 1,332
Calories from Fat: 571

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