Spiral Herb Bread

1 pound loaf frozen white bread dough
1 tsp. olive oil

Bread Filling:
1 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
1/3 cup chopped green chives (or green onions)
1 tbsp. fresh minced oregano (or tsp. dried)
1 tsp. salt
Pepper to taste
1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, lightly beaten


Brush all sides of bread dough with oil, then thaw and rise as
directed on the package. Make the filling below.

Herb Filling: In a skillet, melt butter the butter, add garlic, saute
1 minute. Add parsley, green onions, salt, pepper and oregano.
Saute about 3 minutes until vegetables are softened. Cool. Stir
in cheese and all but 1 tablespoon of the egg (reserve rest for

Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan, set aside. Punch dough down and
turn onto lightly floured surface, let rise 5 minutes. Roll onto 14 x 9
inch rectangle. Brush dough with some of the reserved egg and
spread the herb filling to within 1 inch of the edges. Roll the dough
up, starting from the 9 inch side, pinch to seal edges. Place on the
pan, brush with egg. Bake for 40 minutes at 375 degrees F. Cool
on a rack. Serve warm.


This recipe comes from the recipe file of
Full Moon Natives