Lisa Food Blog: June is Picnic Month

Hello Food blog readers; June is National Picnic Month but maybe you don’t like to Picnic or too Hot to enjoy the outside. This recipes of Mom’s is also great for a Family Movie night or to take to a celebration: You can serve it pre sliced or Not with dipping sauce.

Italian Sausage Bread :

  • lb ground sweet Italian sausage (links are fine, just take them out of the casings)
  • 1tablespoon  Garlic minced
  • 14cup  Butter, sliced
  • 1teaspoon  dried parsley flakes
  • 2medium  Onions , coarsely chopped (white or yellow)
  • salt and pepper
  • 4cups Mozzarella cheese / or cheese of your choice , shredded
  • 2 frozen Bread loafs / Set out to defrost (as package suggest)
  • 1egg white
  • 2cups marinara sauce (for dipping)

Line a cookie sheet with non-stick foil, set aside.Melt butter in a large skillet, add onions, salt, pepper and parsley. Cook onions until they are translucent, then add the garlic. Cook the onions until they are carmelized.Remove the onions to a bowl, leaving the extra butter in the pan.Put the sausage into pan and chop it into bite sized chunks. Cook the sausage until it is browned.Add the onions back to the pan with the sausage and cover with a lid. Simmer on low heat for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. DO NOT let it burn.Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350.Flour a surface and roll out brad dough with a rolling pin until it is the size of a large pizza. Try not to let it get any thin spots or holes.When the sausage mixture is finished, use a slotted spoon to scoop half of it onto the dough and spread it evenly over the surface. You will save the other half for the second dough. Cover with a layer of half the shredded mozzarella.Roll the dough up like a cinnamon roll, but tuck in the ends like a burrito before you get to the end of the roll.Lay it with the flap down on the cookie sheet and brush with the egg white.Bake in the oven until golden brown, approximately 25-30 minutes. After baking, let the bread rest for 10 minutes before slicing.Repeat process for second loaf.Slice and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.

Lisa Tip : Instead of sausage you can use ground meat ,ground turkey or ground deer meat. Have fun and Enjoy! Lisa

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