Ham Broccoli Braid

Ham Broccoli Braid

102 Reviews 10 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
Recipe by  Horton

“I'm always trying new ways to use the leftover ham from Easter and this recipe is easy and always a hit.”

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Original recipe yields 8 to 10 servings



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine ham, broccoli, onion, parsley, mustard and cheese. Stir well.
  3. Unroll crescent roll dough, and arrange flat on a medium baking sheet. Pinch together perforations to form a single sheet of dough. Using a knife or scissors, cut 1 inch wide strips in towards the center, starting on the long sides. There should be a solid strip about 3 inches wide down the center, with the cut strips forming a fringe down each side. Spread the filling along the center strip. Fold the side strips over filling, alternating strips from each side. Pinch or twist to seal.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until deep golden brown.

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i'm giving it this many stars ONLY because of the alterations i made. like other said, i cooked the onions and brocolli a bit before putting it in the cresent roll dough. instead of 2 tablespoons of mustard i put 1 tablespoon and 1/2 cup sour cream. the filling turned out moist and creamy and delicious! and i brushed a little butter on the top of the cresent dough(which was reduced fat) before putting it in the oven. i LOVED how it turned out and would definitely make it my way again.

Melissa Kay

Melissa Kay

This was good but after reading previous reviews..made many alterations. I opted to use the pizza crust and only one, used about a cup and a half of ham and just eyed the brocoli,cheese, and mayo.Heated the mixture in microwave for about 3-5 min. stirring. Next time I would make even less filling (serving two people) and possibly try using velveeta the shredded cheese is much too greasy and made for soggy left-overs..Also I sprinkled the crust with Mrs.Dash seasoning mix after cutting strips which really boosted the flavor..Other than that very yummy..Good with chicken too!! And it really does look beautiful when golden brown.



This was excellant. I made some changes based on the remarks above. I added an extra half cup broccoli. I also used 3/4 a tbsp of yellow mustard and 1/4 tbsp of dijon mustard and 4 oz of sour cream. I sauteed the onions in butter until soft and the broccoli I steamed for about three mins. I prepared the filling early in the day and put in the refrigerator until dinner time. I then took the filling and put into waxpaper rolled to a tight roll the size of the filling. Then I did an eggwash on the pastry and it turned out great. I will definately do this again and will also try with different veggies and meats.

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Amount Per Serving (9 total)

  • Calories
  • 348 cal
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 21.3 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs
  • 22.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 898 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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