Italian Sausage Bread PRINT
- YIELD: 12 servings
- PREP TIME: 20 min
- COOK TIME: 25 min
|1||lb. Italian sausage|
|4||oz. mozzarella cheese, grated (1 cup)|
|1||can (2.25oz.) pitted ripe olives, drained|
|¼||cup fresh parsley, snipped|
|1||teaspoon pantry Italian seasoning mix|
|2||packages (11oz.) refrigerated french bread dough|
|1||can (8oz.)pizza sauce|
1. Heat skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook sausage 6-8 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, breaking sausage into crumbles using a spoon; drain and transfer to a bowl.
2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Put cheese into a bowl. Chop olives and snip parsley. Add olives, parsley and seasoning mix to sausage mixture; mix well.
3. On large grooved board, unroll one package bread dough, forming a 12 × 10-inch square. Using a spreader, spread half of the pizza sauce over dough to within 1 inch of edge. Sprinkle half of the sausage mixture over sauce. Starting at front edge, roll dough into a cylinder; pinch to seal. Carefully transfer roll onto a rectangle stone. Repeat with remaining dough, sauce and filling mixture to form a second roll; place on baking stone.
4. Using bread knife, slice 8 diagonal cuts across top of each roll. Bake 25-30 minutes or until bread is deep golden brown. Slice into 1-inch slices using a bread knife. Serve hot.