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Pizza picnic bread

Pizza picnic bread

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus rising
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 - 6

Grab a wedge for a snack or packed lunch or take this tasty loaf to your next picnic

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal545
fat17g
saturates8g
carbs74g
sugars4g
fibre7g
protein29g
salt4.5g
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Ingredients

  • 500g pack white bread mix
  • plain flour , for dusting
  • 200g mozzarella , grated
  • 10 thin slices ham
  • 1 small red onion , finely chopped
  • oil , for greasing
  • 8 tbsp ready-made tomato pasta or pizza sauce, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Make up the bread dough following pack instructions. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to a rectangle approximately 20 x 45cm.

  • STEP 2

    Scatter the cheese, ham and onion over, then fold up the edges so the filling is enclosed. Roll into a long sausage so it looks like a baguette. Transfer to a lightly oiled tray and leave in a warm place, loosely covered with oiled cling film to puff up a little. It will take about 30 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Brush with some oil and cook for 20-30 mins, until puffed up and golden. Allow to cool a little. Heat the pasta sauce in a small pan until hot. Slice the picnic bread. Eat warm or cold, with the tomato sauce for dipping.

RECIPE TIPS
TIP

Fill this bread with whatever you fancy. Roasted vegetables from a jar and pesto make a lovely vegetarian alternative. Or try sliced olives, a few tbsp of pesto or some chopped basil.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2011

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