Donna’s Cheese And Ham Stuffed Bread

Great for a party appetizer or serve this special bread with a soup supper.

1/2 loaf of frozen bread dough, thawed 1 egg, lightly beaten, divided 1 teaspoon oregano or dill weed salt and pepper 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 3 ounces lean ham, thin deli sliced

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 7×11 inch baking pan. Divide a loaf of thawed bread dough in half. Place the dough on the baking pan and roll or pat to almost fit the pan, leaving on inch on all sides. In a small bowl, beat egg and oregano together. Using a pastry brush, spread a thin layer of egg on the dough. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Arrange ham on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Carefully fold over 1/3 of the long side of the dough towards the middle. Take the other side of the dough and fold it over the top. Turn the loaf seam side down in the baking pan. Brush lightly with egg mixture. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through in the middles.

Note: Change the amounts of ham and cheese to suit your individual tastes. Choose the cheese of your choice.

Serves 8.

Calories: 140 Fat, gm.: 5 Protein, gm.: 7 Carbs, gm.: 14 Cholesterol, mg.: 40 Fiber, gm.: 0