Ms. Mofet's Sausage Bread
3 lbs. Italian sweet sausage - bulk or removed from casing - crumbled and browned; drain and removed to large bowl
1/4 lb. Locatelli Romano cheese - grated
1/4 lb. Parmesan cheese - grated
8 - 10 cloves Fresh garlic - chopped fine
1/2 large bunch Fresh flat parsley - chopped fine
Ground red pepper flakes - to taste
When sausage is cooled; add remaining above ingredients and mix well.
1lb Mozzarella - shredded
Favorite raw bread dough (homemade or may use prepared RAW pizza dough from local store, pizzeria, bakery or frozen) - enough for 2 French bread loaves
Preheat oven to 450°F
For each loaf - Roll out dough into a rectangle (long side toward you).
Spread sausage mixture over dough only to the edge of long side closest to you, leave about 2 inches from the edge of the other long side away from you and about 1 inch from the end of the short sides.
Spread mozzarella over meat.
Start at the long side closest to you and roll dough and meat jelly roll style towards the long side that is away from you (roll tightly but be careful not to rip the dough). Pinch dough together along long side.
Pinch short ends together and fold over long side seam.
Roll dough over so all the seams are under the roll.
Place on parchment lined (or silicon mat) sheet pan seams down.
Bake at 450°F till dough is golden brown and sounds hollow when thumped. About 45 to 60 minutes.
Serve warm or cold.
May freeze cooked loaves and reheat in oven before serving.