Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 loaf bread dough, thawed and risen

  2. 8 oz package cream cheese

  3. 3 cups chopped fresh spinach

  4. 1/2 teaspoon basil

  5. 1/2 teaspoon rosemary

  6. 1 egg

  7. 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

  8. 1/2 cup chopped onion

  9. 1 clove garlic, chopped

  10. 2 tablespoons butter

  11. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  12. 1 egg , beaten

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Spray board with nonstick cooking spray. Roll dough into 12x18-inch rectangle. Mark a 4-inch space down the center. Then mark dough into 2-inch strips horizontally. Mix cream cheese, spinach, basil, rosemary, egg, Parmesan cheese in bowl. Spread mixture down center of the dough. Saute onion, garlic, salt, and pepper. Spread it on top. Make cuts on sides from filling to dough edges. Begin braid by folding top row toward filling. Then fold strips left over right, right over left. Fold bottom end towards filling and finish by pulling last strip and tucking under. Lift braid with both hands and place on sprayed baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350, 35-45 minutes or until golden brown.


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