Spinach Pizza Bread
Recipe from Midwest Living

This savory bread, filled with spinach, anchovies, and garlic, can be served as an appetizer or snack with some marinara sauce. Or just enjoy it with an Italian dinner.

Spinach Pizza Bread

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  • 4   cups 
    (5 ounces) lightly packed torn fresh spinach or 1/2 of a 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach
  • 1  16  ounce loaf 
    frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
  • 4 - 4   cloves 
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 2  ounce can 
    anchovies, drained and cut up (optional)
Lightly grease a 9x5x3-inch or 8x4x2-inch loaf pan; set aside.
In a large saucepan or skillet, bring 1/4 cup water to boiling. Add the fresh spinach; reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach just wilts, stirring once or twice. (Cook the frozen spinach according to package directions.)
Drain the spinach in a colander. Press and squeeze very well to remove as much of the excess liquid as possible. Set the spinach aside.
Roll the bread dough into a 12x9-inch rectangle. In a medium bowl, combine oil, garlic, and anchovies, if you like. Stir in the drained spinach. Spread spinach mixture evenly over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border on all sides.
Roll up the dough into a spiral, starting from a short side. Moisten dough and pinch seams with your fingertips to seal. Place the loaf in the prepared pan, seam side down. Cover; let rise in warm place until nearly doubled (45 minutes).
Bake in a 375 degree F oven 30 to 40 minutes or until bread sounds hollow when you tap it. (If necessary, cover loosely with foil last 10 minutes of baking to prevent overbrowning.) Remove bread from pan. Cool on rack. Makes 1 loaf (16 servings).
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 77, Fat, total (g) 1, carb. (g) 13, sodium (mg) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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