Breakfast Loaf

Breakfast Loaf

"'I love to make this hearty sandwich when we have company for the weekend,' writes Amy McCuan of Oakley, California. 'I serve it with juice and fresh fruit.' At 84¢ a serving, the loaf is priced right. 'If you like, add sliced mushrooms and olives,' Amy suggests."
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  1. In a small bowl, combine eggs, salt and pepper. Melt butter in a skillet; add eggs. Cook and stir until set; set aside. Cut the top fourth off loaf of bread. Carefully hollow out top and bottom, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. (Discard removed bread or save for another use.) Set top aside.
  2. In bottom of bread, place a fourth of the ham. Layer with half of the Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, red pepper, scrambled eggs and tomato slices. Top with the remaining cheese and ham. Gently press the layers together. Replace bread top and wrap tightly in foil. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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I love recipes like this because, as long as you make a trip to the store for the loaf of bread, literally any combination of savories from the 'fridge can go inside at a moment's notice. My f...

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I thought it smelled amazing looked so delicious but after I let it cool for five minutes the bread was really hard :(

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I love recipes like this because, as long as you make a trip to the store for the loaf of bread, literally any combination of savories from the 'fridge can go inside at a moment's notice. My f...

***** for idea and taste!!! but if you do assemble it the night before and refrigerate it it will take a long time to heat in the oven.

Delicious. I used a sourdough loaf and added some chopped green onions. Made this night before and baked in the morning at 350 deg for 45 minutes.

Great idea and fantastic taste! I brought this for a breakfast potluck at work and got multiple requests for the recipe. I put a few together the night before and put them in the oven for 45-60 ...

The first time I made this as written. The next time I made it, I used refrigerated pizza dough, making a breakfast stromboli which we prefer to the French bread loaf.

I made 2 of these for my husbands breakfast day at work, and everyone raved. They were both completely gone - and there were only 10 people. I used the italian round loaves for beautification ...

I always take a treat to my dog's groomers when he goes. This was what I took last week. They loved it!! My changes: added cheese inbetween most layers...including starting on bottom (so tha...

Absolutely simple and delicious. I made the breakfast loaf the night before, wrapped it in foil and put it in the fridge. The next morning I took the breakfast loaf out of the fridge and placed ...

This was such a wonderful breakfast! I used a sourdough bread round which perfectly complimented the cheese and ham. Instead of using the tomatoes and peppers in the loaf, I served the loaf al...

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