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Italian Ground Beef Braids

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Italian Ground Beef Braids
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 8
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A quick snip of the kitchen shears is all it takes to make a pretty design on top of this meat-filled roll made with refrigerated crescent roll dough.
Updated Oct 22, 2018

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2 cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in pasta sauce. Remove skillet from heat.
  • 2
    Separate dough from both cans into 8 rectangles. Place rectangles on sprayed cookie sheets. Firmly press perforations to seal forming 8 (6x4-inch) rectangles.
  • 3
    Spoon about 1/3 cup beef mixture in 1 1/2-inch lengthwise strip down center of each dough rectangle. Top each with 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on each side of beef mixture. Alternately cross strips over filling.
  • 4
    Bake at 375°F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, switching cookie sheets halfway through baking time.

Nutrition Information

390 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 19g Protein, 33g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
12%
12%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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