Ingredient List
For the breakfast braid:
  • 1 (13.8-ounce) tube refrigerated pizza dough
  • ½ pound ground breakfast sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
For the Breakfast braid
  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 18″ x 13″ baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Unroll the pizza dough onto the parchment paper and press into a 12×15-inch rectangle.

  • Sprinkle the cooked breakfast sausage down the center (the middle third) of the rectangle.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, black pepper and red pepper.

  • Pour egg mixture into a hot skillet, scrambling until cooked.

  • Sprinkle the eggs over the sausage.

  • Next, sprinkle the cheese over the eggs.

  • Use a pizza cutter to cut each side of the breakfast braid into 15, 1″ strips.

  • Fold the strips of dough over the filling, alternating sides.

  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown on top. Brush with melted butter and serve warm.

Helpful Hints
    1. Try using different vegetables – onions, peppers, mushrooms, etc.
    2. Try different meat – cooked and crumbled bacon or ham, for example
  • NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING (1 SLICE, 128g): 340 calories, 20g total fat, 9g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 137mg cholesterol, 796mg sodium, 24g total carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 5g sugars, 15g protein, 56mcg folate, 6mg vitamin C, 2mg iron.

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