Bratwurst Braids

Enjoy this tangy bratwurst meal wrapped in a flaky crescent.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
4
teaspoons spicy brown mustard
1
can (8 oz) sauerkraut, well drained on paper towels (1 cup)
4
cooked smoked bratwurst (thawed if frozen)
1
egg, beaten
1/2
teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Place on cookie sheet. Press each into 6x4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles; place on cookie sheet. Press each into 6x4-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Spread 1 teaspoon mustard over each rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges. Place 1/4 cup sauerkraut and 1 bratwurst lengthwise down center of each rectangle.
  • 4 On long sides of each rectangle, make 5 cuts at an angle and 1 inch apart almost to edge of sauerkraut. For braided appearance, fold strips of dough at an angle across bratwurst with ends of strips slightly overlapping, alternating from side to side; press ends to seal. Brush tops with egg; sprinkle with caraway seed.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm with additional mustard, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    330),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    37g
    37%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1690mg
    1690%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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