Italian Torte

Italian Torte
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1 Review
Using thawed frozen bread dough simplifies the preparation.
45 min
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

1 (1-pound) loaf
frozen bread dough
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (white only)
2 teaspoons
water
12 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Provolone Cheese
6 ounces
sliced deli hard salami
1/2 cup
pickled yellow pepper rings, well-drained
2
red peppers, halved, roasted
1/2 cup
sliced pitted ripe olives

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10-inch springform pan or 9-inch pie pan; set aside.
  2. Thaw bread dough according to package directions. Remove one-third of dough; set aside.
  3. Roll two-thirds of dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Pat onto bottom and 1-inch up sides of prepared pan; set aside.
  4. Roll remaining one-third of dough into 10-inch circle; cover dough until ready to use.
  5. Beat together egg white and water with fork in bowl. Brush egg white mixture over entire surface of bottom crust.
  6. Layer 6 slices cheese onto bottom of dough in pan; top with salami, yellow peppers, remaining cheese, red peppers and olives.
  7. Brush edges of dough with remaining egg white mixture; top torte with 10-inch circle of dough, sealing and turning edges to prevent leaking. Brush remaining egg white mixture over top of torte. Cut 12 large slits in top of torte.
  8. Bake 45-55 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Let stand 30 minutes; serve warm or cold.

Recipe Tips

To roast red peppers, cut in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Place peppers, cut-side down, on broiler pan. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat 10-15 minutes or until skin is blackened. Place roasted pepper halves in plastic food bag; cool. Peel skin from pepper halves; pat with paper towel to dry.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
250
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
12g
Fat
13g
Sodium
740mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I have made this for the past two Christmas Eves and everyone raves about it! There are never any leftovers on this one.

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