wishingstar Posted April 05, 2006 08:04 AM
SPEEDY SUPPER BREAD

MAKES ONE 10-INCH ROUND BREAD

INGREDIENTS

Choose one of the fillings listed below.

1. Ground Beef Filling

* 2 tablespoons chopped onion
* 1 pound ground beef
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon sugar
* Pinch of pepper
* 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

2. Ground Beef Pizza Filling

* 2 tablespoons chopped onion
* 1 pound ground beef
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon sugar
* 1/4 teaspoon oregano
* 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
* Pinch of pepper
* 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
* 1cup shredded Mozzarella cheese

Bread

* 1 package yeast
* 1-1/2 cups flour
* 2 tablespoons sugar
* 1 teaspoon salt
* Pinch of thyme, marjoram and oregano
* 2 large eggs, room temperature
* Mixture of 1/2 cup hot scalded milk and 1/4 cup butter

Additional Ingredients

* 1 tablespoon melted butter
* Grated Parmesan cheese

For the Ground Beef Filling: Fry the onion and ground beef in 10-inch round skillet. Stir in the salt, sugar, pepper and tomato sauce. Simmer while preparing bread.

For the Ground Beef Pizza Filling: Fry the onion and ground beef in 10-inch round skillet. Stir in the salt, sugar, oregano, parsley, pepper and tomato sauce. Simmer while preparing bread. Add mozzarella cheese before topping with bread.

For the Bread: Preheat oven to 350 F. Place the ingredients in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Blend, then beat at medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes. Spoon over hot meat mixture. Drizzle with the melted butter. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Let stand in a warm place 30 minutes. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand a few minutes, turn out on serving plate. Serve hot.