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Italian Crescent Braid

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  2 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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The ingredients say "pizza", but the shape says fun! The kids can help with this one.

Ingredients

1
cup chopped cooked ham
1/3
cup pepperoni slices
2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/3
cup tomato pasta sauce
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
1
to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except dough and Parmesan cheese.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle, pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Spoon ham mixture in 3-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of dough. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts about 1 1/2 inches apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling. Tuck ends under; press to seal. Sprinkle dough with Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake 23 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into slices to serve.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except dough and Parmesan cheese.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle, pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Press to form 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Spoon ham mixture in 3-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of dough. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts about 1 1/2 inches apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling. Tuck ends under; press to seal. Sprinkle dough with Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake 23 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into slices to serve.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1500mg
62%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
22g
22%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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