Sausage Crescent Braid

Sausage Crescent Braid

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    lb bulk Italian turkey sausage

  • 1

    box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain

  • 1

    cup fat-free cottage cheese, drained

  • ½

    cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1

    teaspoon minced garlic in water (from 4.5-oz jar)

  • 1

    can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

  • 3

    slices (1 oz each) provolone cheese

  • 3

    slices (1 oz each) mozzarella cheese

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. In 8-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain. In large bowl, mix spinach, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic and cooked sausage. 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 Spoon sausage mixture in 4-inch-wide strip lengthwise down center of rectangle. Top with slices of both cheeses. 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 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; cut into crosswise slices. Serve warm.


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