CHEESY SPINACH AND SALAMI STROMBOLI

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • place the milk into a bowl and stir in the yeast and 1 tsp sugar let stand for 5 minutes.
  • stir in the butter, egg, flour, sugar and salt.
  • knead the dough for about 15 minutes. the dough will be soft and sticky.
  • form the dough into a ball, cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and let rise in a warm, draft-free spot until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • ALTERNATIVELY. if you have a bread machine, make the dough set on the dough setting. follow the same directions as above for adding ingredients.
  • when the dough is almost ready --
  • in a frypan, saute the garlic in the oil until fragrant. add the spinach until just wilted. put aside.
  • punch the dough down and tip out onto a well floured board.
  • roll out to a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick.
  • sprinkle 200 grams of the pizza cheese over the dough then top that with the spinach.
  • crumble the feta cheese over the top of the spinach. next place the salami over the feta. finish with another 200 grams pizza cheese.
  • starting on a longer side, roll the topped dough up like a swiss roll.
  • gently lift and place the roll on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • once on the tray, bring the two ends of the roll together to form a circle. pinch the two ends together.
  • using a sharp knife, make slits in the top of the circle, all around. don't cut all the way through.
  • cover with a teatowel and let rise for another 3/4 hour.
  • heat the oven to 180°C.
  • brush an egg wash all over the stromboli. (beat 1 egg with 1 tablespoon water).
  • sprinkle with the rest of the pizza cheese.
  • cook for 30 - 35 minutes, or until it's golden and cooked through.
  • cool for a few minutes before slicing.
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