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Sausage Broccoli Bread Recipe

Sausage Broccoli Bread Recipe

"My husband is in the Air Force, so we move often," relates Kelly Praska of Bellevue, Nebraska. "This lifestyle lets me make friends - and share wonderful recipes like this one - with people from all over the United States."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 25 min. YIELD:16-20 servings


  • 2 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten


  • 1. Thaw dough and let rise according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, cook sausage until no longer pink. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon and set aside. In the drippings, saute the broccoli, tomatoes and onion until crisp-tender; drain and cool.
  • 2. On a lightly floured surface, roll each loaf of dough into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Spread sausage lengthwise down the center third of each rectangle. Top with broccoli mixture and cheese. Fold the short sides in 1 in.; pinch to seal. Fold long sides over filling; pinch to seal.
  • 3. Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet. Brush egg over top and sides of each loaf. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 2 loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 167 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 365 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.