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Italian Sausage Bread
2 (1 pound) loaves frozen white bread dough, thawed
1/2 pound mild pork sausage
1 1/2 cups diced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 1/2 cups shredded
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Allow dough to rise until nearly doubled.
Brown and crumble sausage. Add mushrooms and onion. Cook and stir until done, drain. Cool. Beat 1 egg, set aside. To sausage mixture, add 2 eggs, cheese and seasonings; mix well. Roll each loaf of dough into a 16-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Spread half the sausage mixture on each loaf to within 1 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting at a narrow end; seal edges.
Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes; brush with beaten egg. Bake 5-10 minutes more or until golden brown. Serve warm.