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Crescent Tuna Braid

Crescent Tuna Braid
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4
Bring excitement to everyday canned tuna with this delicious recipe idea. It beats an ordinary tuna salad sandwich — and your whole family can enjoy a warm meal together!
August 26, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 can (170 g) solid light tuna, drained
  • 2 hard cooked eggs chopped
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped dill pickle
  • 1 can (235 g) Pillsbury* Crescent Rolls
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds, optional
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Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • 2
    Combine tuna, eggs, mayonnaise, onion and dill pickle.
  • 3
    Separate dough into 2 long rectangles. Place on ungreased baking sheet with long sides overlapping 1/2 inch (1.25 cm); press center seam and perforations together to form a large rectangle.
  • 4
    Spoon tuna mixture lengthwise down centre of dough. Sprinkle 1/2 cup (125 mL) cheese over filling. Cut slits 1-inch (2.5 cm) apart on each side of rectangle from filling to edge. To give braided appearance, fold strips of dough across filling, alternating from side to side.
  • 5
    Bake for 17 to 20 min or until golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup (125 mL) cheese and sesame seeds if desired.

  • Tip: Watch this dish come alive with the addition of your favourite freshly chopped herb such as dill, parsley or tarragon.

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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