Cheesy Garlic Bread Sloppy Joes


• 1 loaf Italian bread
• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
• 1 teaspoon garlic salt
• 1 pound ground beef
• 1/4 cup yellow onion, chopped
• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
• 3/4 cup ketchup
• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/2 cup water
• 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
• 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
• Chopped parsley, for garnish
1. Preheat the Oven:
• Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
• Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
1. Prepare the Bread:
• Slice the Italian bread lengthwise into halves.
• Mix the softened butter with garlic salt and spread it evenly on the cut sides of the bread.
1. Cook the Beef Mixture:
• In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and chopped onions until the beef is browned and no longer pink. Drain the grease.
• Add garlic powder, yellow mustard, ketchup, kosher salt, black pepper, and water to the skillet. Mix well and let it simmer for a few minutes until thickened.
1. Assemble the Sloppy Joes:
• Divide the sloppy joe mixture evenly between the two halves of the prepared bread.
• Top each half with shredded mozzarella and sharp cheddar cheese.
1. Bake:
• Place the assembled bread halves on the lined baking sheet.
• Bake in the preheated oven for 12-14 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
1. Garnish and Serve:
• Remove from the oven and garnish with chopped parsley.
• Slice and serve hot.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Servings: 6 servings | Kcal: 350 kcal per serving

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