Sausage Crescent Braid

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  • 15|min prep time
  • 40|min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings

lb bulk Italian turkey sausage
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
cup fat-free cottage cheese, drained
cup grated Parmesan cheese
teaspoon minced garlic in water (from 4.5-oz jar)
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
slices (1 oz each) provolone cheese
slices (1 oz each) mozzarella cheese


  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain.
  2. 2 In large bowl, mix spinach, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic and cooked sausage.
  3. 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough into 1 large rectangle on ungreased cookie sheet. Press into 13x8-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations and seams to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough on ungreased cookie sheet. Press into 13x8-inch rectangle.
  4. 4 Spoon sausage mixture in 4-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of rectangle. Top with slices of both cheeses.
  5. 5 With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough rectangle to within 1/2 inch of sausage mixture. Fold strips of dough up over sausage mixture to meet in center; pinch to seal.
  6. 6 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; cut into crosswise slices. Serve warm.




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