Italian Parmesan Bread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by my3beachbabes

I found this on a local organic farm's website. It sounds delicious!!!

Top Review by Susie D

I utilized the bread machine to mix the dough on this recipe. I didn't see an amount for the water listed so started with a 1/2 cup to foam the yeast. I did have to adjust the dough after it was mixed as it was still very loose. I added more flour a spoonful at a time until I had a consistency I was happy with. I also added the cheeses & oregano directly to the dough as I planned to use the bread to make Recipe #289116. The bread had a nice texture & was well flavored. Made for ZWT4.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle yeast into warm water in a large mixing bowl. Let stand until dissolved. Add sugar, salt, and 1 cup of the flour, Beat well.
  2. Add 3 eggs one at a time. Beat until smooth. Beat in butter. Work in finely chopped bell peppers. Gradually add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  3. Turn out on floured board. Knead until smooth and satiny. Place in a greased bowl. Butter top of dough lightly. Cover with a kitchen towel. Let rise in a warm place until doubled in size. Turn out on a floured board. Knead lightly.
  4. Roll out into a rectangle about 10 to 16 inches. Beat remaining egg. Blend in cheeses and oregano. Spread cheese filling over dough. Roll up firmly from narrow end. Shape into a round by folding ends underneath. Place in a greased 2 quart round baking dish (preferably one with straight sides about 3 inches high, such as a soufflé or fondue dish). Cover.
  5. Let rise in warm place until doubled in size. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 40 minutes, or until golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when thumped. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pan.

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