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Hearty Spinach Braid

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Hearty Spinach Braid
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 12
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Looking for a hearty appetizer using Pillsbury™ pizza crust? Then check out this braid that’s filled with ham and spinach.
Updated Oct 20, 2016
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Leo Maron
Springfield, Massachusetts

Ingredients

Steps

  • 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

130 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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