Sausage & Pepper Bread

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READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook sausage and pepper until sausage is brown breaking up the meat as you go along.
  • Drain and set aside to cool.
  • Pour warm water into large bowl, stir in yeast until dissolved.
  • Proof 10 minutes.
  • Add sugar, salt, seasoning, butter, 1 egg and 2 cups flour.
  • Beat until smooth then gradually add enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Knead for about 10 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl, turn to grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled about 1 hour.
  • Punch down dough and divide into 6 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a 14" x 4" strip.
  • Stir cheese into sausage mixture then spoon down the center of each strip.
  • Seal long edges of strips together to form a 14" rope.
  • Braid 3 ropes together and seal.
  • Place loaves on greased baking sheet, cover and let rise until doubled about 45 minutes.
  • Beat remaining egg and brush on loaves.
  • Bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Serve warm.
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