Cajun Pork Braid

Recipe by gailanng
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6 slices
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  • In large skillet, brown pork and drain.
  • Add onions, celery, green bell pepper, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Cook over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add cream cheese, green onion, and parsley. Stir until cream cheese is melted and blended; cool completely.
  • Unroll dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet and firmly press perforations to seal. This can be done on a greased piece of foil to fit cookie sheet.
  • With floured rolling pin, roll dough into a 12"x10" rectangle.
  • Spoon pork down center, leaving 1" on both (short) ends and 3" on both (long) sides.
  • Cut dough on each long side of filling into fourteen 3/4" diagonal strips, 2" long. This can be done with kitchen shears.
  • Brush beaten egg over dough strips.
  • Fold ends of dough over filling.
  • Lay dough strips alternately over filling, forming a roll resembling a braid.
  • Brush exterior dough with remaining egg.
  • Bake 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
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