Pizza Braid

Pizza Braid

A simple new technique makes pizza night seem like a special occasion.

15 min. prep time
6 servings
000 Ratings


1 (13.8-ounce) package refrigerated pizza crust dough
1/4 cup pizza sauce
2 ounces (about 1/3 cup) sliced pepperoni
2 tablespoons chopped green chiles
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup sliced banana peppers


Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Press out dough on prepared baking sheet to 14x10-inch rectangle. Make 3-inch cuts, 1 1/2 inches apart, into long sides of dough with scissors or sharp knife.

Place 3 slices cheese down center of dough. Spread pizza sauce over cheese. Top with pepperoni, chiles, olives, peppers and remaining cheese.

Make braid by alternately folding strips toward center. Brush braid with beaten egg.

Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 3-5 minutes. Cut as desired.

Recipe Tip

Use any of your favorite pizza toppings.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 310

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 970mg

Carbohydrates: 35g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 13g

Recipe #15792©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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