Hearty Spinach Braid

Looking for a hearty appetizer using Pillsbury® pizza crust? Then check out this braid that’s filled with ham and Green Giant® spinach.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
(4.25-oz.) can deviled ham or chicken spread
2
eggs
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1
small shallot, minced
Dash salt, if desired
1/8
teaspoon cracked black pepper
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
(13.8-oz.) can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
1 teaspoon water
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine deviled ham and 1 of the eggs; mix well. Add cheese, shallot, salt and pepper; blend well. Add spinach; mix well.
  • 2 Unroll dough; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Starting at center, press out dough with hands to form 14x9-inch rectangle. In small bowl, combine remaining egg and water; mix well. Brush egg mixture lightly over dough; reserve remaining for top of braid.
  • 3 Spread filling lengthwise in 4-inch-wide strip down center of dough to within 1/4 inch of each end. With sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of rectangle, just to edge of filling. Fold strips of dough alternately over filling to create braid. Fold ends of braid under to seal. Brush top with reserved egg mixture.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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