This deconstructed American classic is a crowd-pleaser for any function or gathering.
Carve out center core of bread within two inches of bottom and sides, keeping bread intact.
Cut reserved bread and other loaf into 1-inch cubes for dipping.
Cook ground beef, season with seasoning salt and pepper to taste.
Cut American processed cheese into chunks and add to cooked beef and stir until melted.
Add crumbled bacon and diced tomatoes, stir to mix well.
Spoon warm mixture into carved bread bowl.
Top with red onion and pickles (to taste).
Drizzle with Thousand Island dressing (if desired).
Ground turkey can be substituted for ground beef.