Pizza Braid

Pizza Braid
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A simple new technique makes pizza night seem like a special occasion.
15 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

1 (13.8-ounce) package
refrigerated pizza crust dough
6 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend
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
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 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.
  3. Place 3 slices cheese down center of dough. Spread pizza sauce over cheese. Top with pepperoni, chiles, olives, peppers and remaining cheese.
  4. Make braid by alternately folding strips toward center. Brush braid with beaten egg.
  5. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 3-5 minutes. Cut as desired.

Recipe Tips

Use any of your favorite pizza toppings.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
310
Cholesterol
60mg
Carbohydrates
35g
Protein
13g
Fat
13g
Sodium
970mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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