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Hot and Zippy Sandwich Loaf

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“This is a real pleaser. You can use 2 different types of lunch meat for a change of pace. I prefer using Italian bread instead of white.”

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  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Carefully trim crust from top of bread.
  3. At equal intervals make six diagonal cuts from top of loaf almost through to bottom.
  4. Place loaf on lightly greased baking sheet.
  5. Mix butter, onion, mustard, poppy seeds, lemon and pepper; reserve 3 tbsp of mixture.
  6. Spread butter mixture into cuts.
  7. Alternate two cheese slices and two meat slices in each cut allowing each to come slightly over the top and sides of bread.
  8. Spread reserved butter mixture over top and sides and bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Cover with foil the last 10 minutes of baking.
  10. To serve cut through diagonal cuts between meat slices and bread.

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