Combine cream cheese, chopped onion, chopped pastrami, pepper and Italian dressing.
You can either freeze the dip separately, thaw it and put it into the loaf to bake before serving.
OR you can put the dip into the loaf, follow the cooking instructions, cool the loaf and freeze the whole thing to thaw and reheat later.
OR you can put the dip into the loaf, freeze it and then thaw and bake it at a later time.
To serve, preheat oven to 250 degrees. Slice round bread across the top creating a “lid”. Hollow the bread loaf out and save the pieces for serving. Put dip into the loaf and replace the lid. Wrap tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 90 minutes. Serve with bread pieces and/or crackers.
This is so easy and really tasty!
Per Serving: 378 Calories; 28g Fat (65.1% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 23g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 84mg Cholesterol; 429mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1 Lean Meat; 4-1/2 Fat.