Portuguese Cheese & Chouriço Stuffed Bread Recipe

1 medium round bread, Alentejo type1 cup of grated mozzarella cheese1 cup of grated emmental cheese1 cup of mayonnaise1/2 lb of diced chouriço1 large garlic cloveDried oregano leavesBlack pepper (to taste)
  1. Using a knife, cut the top of the bread and then use a spoon to remove bread crumb from inside the bread.
  2. In the mincer, place the chouriço ​​and garlic clove and grind everything until finely chopped.
  3. Place the chouriço ​​in a bowl, season with pepper and oregano leaves (to taste).
  4. Add the mayonnaise, the cheese and mix well with a spoon until you get a smooth paste.
  5. Place the bread on a baking sheet, fill the bread with the stuffing and while stuffing, press slightly with a spoon to fill the entire interior, and finally, sprinkle with a few leaves of oregano.
  6. Bake the bread in a preheated oven at 180ºC or 350ºF for approximately 40 minutes.
  7. When the cheese is melted and the top has a golden color, remove from the oven.
  8. Serve with small bite size toast for dipping.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa, saborintenso.com
Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 50 min
Level of DifficultyEasy