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Spinach Braid

Spinach Braid
Spinach Braid
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Braided right-over-left or left-over-right, with this Spinach Braid there'll be no leftovers tonight!

Prep Time: 15 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 35-45 min
Servings: 8-10
Skills: Intermediate


  1. 1 Loaf Rhodes Bread Dough or 12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed to room temperature
    8 ounces cream cheese, softened
    3 cups chopped fresh spinach
    1/2 teaspoon basil
    1/2 teaspoon rosemary
    1 egg
    1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
    2 cups chopped ham
    1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 clove garlic, chopped
    2 tablespoons butter
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    1 egg, beaten
    additional Parmesan cheese, if desired


Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Roll loaf or combined dinner rolls into a 12x16-inch rectangle.Cover with plastic wrap and let rest 12-15 minutes.

In a bowl mix cream cheese, spinach, basil, rosemary, egg, Parmesan cheese and ham. Saute mushrooms, onion, garlic, butter, salt and pepper.

Remove wrap from dough. Spread cream cheese mixture lenghthwise in a 4-inch strip down center of dough. Top with mushroom mixture.

Make cuts 1 1/2-inches apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2-inch of filling. Begin braid by folding top and bottom strips toward filling. Then braid strips left over right, right over left twisting each strip once. Finish by pulling last strip over and tucking under braid.

Lift braid with both hands and place on large sprayed baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Bake at 350° F 35-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly and slice to serve.

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