Butternut Squash Brunch Braid

You're invited to a fabulous brunch! Braid and bake an easy crescent dish with a savory onion, squash and Parmesan filling.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups cubed (1/2 inch) seeded peeled butternut squash
1
tablespoon Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
4
slices bacon, chopped (about 4 oz)
1
medium onion, chopped
1/2
teaspoon ground thyme
1
can Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg white, beaten
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, combine squash, olive oil, brown sugar and pepper; toss to coat. Spoon mixture into ungreased 15x10-inch pan with sides.
  • 2 Roast 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally, or until squash is light brown on edges and tender when pierced with fork. Set aside. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until almost crisp. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon pieces to paper towels. Add onion and thyme to bacon drippings in skillet. Cook and stir onion over medium heat until onion is brown and softened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bacon.
  • 4 Spray large cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll dough onto cookie sheet; press to 12x8-inch rectangle. Spoon onion mixture in 4-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of dough. Top onion with butternut squash; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 5 With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling; press ends to seal. Brush with egg white.
  • 6 Bake at 375°F 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into 6 slices.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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