1 16oz package of hot roll mix
8oz Italian sausage; cooked and well drained
1/2 of a 10oz package of frozen spinach; thawed & well drained
1 cup shredded provolone
3/4 cup pickled vegetables, drained and finely chopped
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 beaten egg white
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
Prepare hot mix according to directions, after kneading, divide dough into 2
portions; cover and let rest 5 minutes.
Grease large baking sheet; set aside
In a large bowl, stir together sausage, spinach, provolone, vegetables, and
On a lightly floured surface, roll 1 portion of the dough into a 12x10"
rectangle. Spread the filling to within 1" on the edges of the dough. Start with
one of the long ends, and roll up. Moisten and pinch edges to seal. Repeat with
the 2nd piece of dough.
Place loaves, seam side down, on greased baking sheet. Combines egg white and
water, and brush on loaves, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cover and let rise until
nearly double, about 30-40 minutes.
Bake in a 375º oven for 30 minutes. Cover with foil during the last 10 minutes
of baking, if necessary, to prevent over-browning. Remove from baking sheet, let
cool slightly, slice and serve warm.
Make ahead tip: Thaw spinach overnight in the fridge, cook and drain sausage one
day ahead and chill in a covered container.
To avoid soggy bread, be sure sausage, spinach and veggies are thoroughly
Prep time: 35 minutes
Rise: 30-40 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes
Cool: 20 minutes
Makes: 20 servings