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Goat Cheese, Marinara and Pine Nut Braid

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 10

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Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Plano, Texas

Ingredients

1
(10.6-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Garlic Breadsticks
1/2
cup purchased marinara sauce
1
oz. (1/4 cup) crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese or shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/4
cup pine nuts, toasted*
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Unroll dough; divide into 2 equal sections along center perforation. Place dough sections next to each other on sprayed cookie sheet forming 10 parallel strips. Press to form 12x7-inch rectangle.
  • 2
    Spread marinara sauce lengthwise in 3-inch-wide strip down center of dough to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle sauce with chèvre cheese, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese, rosemary and pine nuts.
  • 3
    Cut dough on perforation lines up to filling. Fold strips of dough over filling, stretching slightly; press edges of dough together. Carefully spread garlic spread from container over dough; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Bake at 375°F. for 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with basil. Cool 10 minutes. Cut into crosswise slices. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • *To toast pine nuts, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 375°F. for 4 to 6 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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