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This Portuguese chouriço (sausage) bread recipe is simple to make and delicious.
Portuguese Chouriço (Sausage) Bread Recipe
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Portuguese Chouriço (Sausage) Bread Recipe

Portuguese Chouriço (Sausage) Bread Recipe

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1 1/2 pound of store bought pizza dough or make your own1 small chourico or linguica sausage (cut into thin slices)3 slices of salami (cut into strips)3 or 4 slices of ham (cut into strips)1 medium red pepper (sliced)1 medium onion (sliced)1 cup of shredded cheese1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of olive oil1 tablespoon of coarse corn meal
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    • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. 
    • Saute onions and peppers for a few minutes in 1 tablespoon olive oil until translucent and set aside to cool.
    • Roll out the dough into a large rectangle. Add a layer of onions followed by a layer of meat.
    • Top with cheese.
    • Begin gently rolling the dough evenly.
    • Sprinkle the corn meal on a large sheet pan or pizza pan. Place the bread on pan. Brush with a little olive oil.
    • Cook for about 20 minutes or until the bread is golden and crispy.
    • Let cool slightly before cutting.
    • Enjoy!
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blog, portuguesediner.com/tiamaria *

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