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Garlic Bread Stuffed with Spaghetti
Spaghetti Stuffed Garlic Bread
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

What do you get when you combine two tasty family favorites into one fantastically fun dinner? Spaghetti Stuffed Garlic Bread, that's what!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: sapghetti stuffed garlic bread, spaghetti sandwich, stuffed garlic bread
Servings: 8 -10 servings
Calories: 509 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) fire-roasted tomatoes including their liquid
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 pound spaghetti cooked and drained
  • 1 loaf crusty artisinal bread
  • 6 tablespoons butter softened
  • tablespoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • basil leaves for garnish optional
Instructions
  1. Cook the sausage and onions in a large skillet over medium/high heat, breaking up the sausage as it cooks.
  2. Stir in the garlic, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, tomatoes and tomato sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Turn off the heat and stir the cooked and drained spaghetti into the skillet and toss with the sauce to coat.
  4. Use a serrated knife to cut the top off the crusty bread. Use your fingers, hollow out the top and bottom of the bread to form a bowl, making sure to leave enough of the outer crust to keep the bread sturdy. (Reserve the bread insides for another use. They may be frozen if needed)

  5. Slather the softened butter on the inside of both the top and bottom of the bread bowl, and sprinkle both sides with the garlic powder and the grated Parmesan cheese.
  6. Use tongs to pile the spaghetti high inside the bread bowl. Place the top of the bread on the pile of spaghetti and press gently.
  7. Wrap the spaghetti sandwich in aluminum foil and either refrigerate until ready to bake, or bake immediately in a preheated 425 degree oven for 40 minutes.
  8. *Note - if baking after refrigeration, allow the spaghetti sandwich to come to room temperature (approximately 30 minutes) before baking, and bake for 40 minutes in a preheated 425 degree oven.
  9. Unwrap the sandwich and slice using a serrated knife.
Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Stuffed Garlic Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 509 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 834mg36%
Potassium 308mg9%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 289IU6%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.