Hearty Sausage Loaf
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + rising Bake: 30 min.
- 2 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed
- 1 pound bulk pork sausage
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/8 teaspoon fennel seed
- 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- Allow dough to rise until nearly doubled. Meanwhile, brown sausage with garlic and fennel seed in a skillet. Drain and cool. Add eggs and cheeses; mix well.
- Punch dough down and roll each loaf into a 16-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Place half of the sausage mixture on each rectangle, spreading to within 1 in. of edges. Roll jelly-roll style, starting at the narrow end. Place on a greased baking sheet.
- Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes. Brush with melted butter while warm.
Nutrition Facts3 each: 160 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 308mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.
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May 24, 2008
After the bread is filled and rolled, is it suppose to rise again before baking, and if so, how long?
Jan 1, 2008
I HAVE REPEATEDLY FIXED THIS BREAKFAST LOAF FOR THE CREW AT WORK. THEY ASK ME TO MAKE IT OFTEN. IT,S EASY TO CARRY AND SERVE, NO FUSS NO MESS.