New Orleans Muffuletta

New Orleans Muffuletta

1/2 cup onion
1/2 cup bell pepper
1/2 cup Romano cheese – grated
3/4 cup Ricotta cheese
1/4 cup ham – chopped
1/4 cup pepperoni sausage – chopped
2 cloves garlic – chopped fine

Bread Dough
1 1/2 cups warm water – 80-100 degrees
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cups bread flour
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese – grated
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons yeast

Add all ingredients to bread machine according to manufacturers directions. Set machine on DOUGH setting.

Roll bread dough into 20 x 15 inch rectangle. Sprinkle each ingredient evenly over dough. Roll jelly roll style to make 20 inch loaf. Be sure to seal edges and ends carefully. Place seam side down on baking pan.

Let rise 45-60 minutes

Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. Cool on wire rack. When partially cooled slice into 1 inch slices.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Excellent for a buffet, picnic or as an appetizer.

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