Italian Sausage Bread

Recipe by Aroostook
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bread:
  • Put flour, salt and sugar in a large bowl, mix.
  • Add shortening.
  • Pour hot water over mix and start combining.
  • Add dissolved yeast, and continue mixing.
  • Add more hot water until a soft dough is formed.
  • Sprinkle with more flour when the dough gets sticky.
  • Continue to knead to form a grainy soft dough.
  • Remove dough from bowl.
  • Add olive oil to bowl and roll dough around until coated with oil.
  • Place dough in a warm place to rise and cover with a clean dishcloth.
  • Allow to rise until doubled.
  • Filling:
  • Cook sausage in a fry pan until almost cooked through then add beef.
  • When almost browned add green onions.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Let cool.
  • When dough has doubled in size take 1/2 of the dough and roll to a 1-inch thick and 10-inch round circle.
  • Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons of the shortening on top of the dough.
  • Press 1/2 of the cheese chunks into the dough.
  • Spread 1/2 the meat mixture on the dough.
  • Next sprinkle 1/2 of the grated cheese on top of the meat.
  • Roll the dough jelly roll style and place on a well greased cookie sheet with the end on the underside of the roll.
  • Tuck ends under.
  • Repeat the process for the second loaf.
  • Let rise 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Beat the egg in a small bowl and brush the top of each roll with the egg.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes until browned.
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