Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 2:45 h
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Invite your friends for dinner and serve them this ideal appetizer of stuffed bread with excellent presentation that is a real temptation.

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  • For the bread:
  • 300 grams / (10 1/2 ounces) white flour
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry baker’s yeast
  • 150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • For the filling:
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) grated cheese
  • 1 small Portuguese chorizo ​​(about 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces))
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 125 ml / (1/2 cup) mayonnaise
  • Oregano (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the bread:
    2. In a large bowl, mix the flour and the salt with a spoon. Add the baker’s yeast and mix well. Pour the olive oil and some of the water. Knead everything with your hands and go slowly pouring the remaining water.

    Step 2

    1. Place the dough over a table sprinkled with flour and knead it well until it is fully involved and soft.Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal When this process is completed, let the dough rise in a bowl covered with cling filmStuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal about 45 to 1 hour until the dough double in size.

    Step 3

    1. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead it a little more. Give the dough a rounded shape and place it in a baking tray lined with tracing paper. With a sharp knife make 3 to 4 diagonal cuts across the dough, sprinkle with a little flour and allow to stand about 40 to 45 minutes.Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200ºC / (400ºF).

    Step 5

    1. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes until the bread start to browned. When the bread is cooked, remove it from the oven and let cool.

    Step 6

    1. For the filling:
    2. Peel the skin off of the chorizo and cut into pieces. Place the chorizo, the peeled garlic and the oregano in a food processor and pulse until well chopped.Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal Put this mixture in a bowl, add the grated cheese and the mayonnaise and mix well with a spoon.Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal

    Step 7

    1. With a sharp knife cut off the top of the bread and remove the inside (reserve the bread crumb).Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal Place the filling inside the breadStuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal and cover with the lid.Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal Place the bread and the bread crumb on a baking pan and bake about 20 minutes until the cheese start to gratin.

    Step 8

    1. Remove the bread from oven and serve hot.

Stuffed bread of Aunt Lurdes | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (6 servings):

Calories: 586
Total Fat: 36 g(55%)
Saturated Fat: 13 g(64%)
Cholesterol: 62 mg(21%)
Sodium: 1054 mg(44%)
Total Carbohydrate: 45 g(15%)
Protein: 20.5 g


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