Try this simple, Mediterranean-inspired puff pastry braid, filled with bacon, cheese, sundried tomatoes, and olives, ready for your next potluck.



Recipe Summary

10 mins
35 mins
45 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Roll out puff pastry over parchment paper. Spread Gouda cheese, bacon, sundried tomatoes, and olives in a vertical strip down the center of the pastry, leaving a 1-inch border on the top and bottom. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  • Cut 1-inch strips toward the filling diagonally, along the side of the pastry, stopping before filling. Fold strips diagonally, alternating left and right, over the filling, creating the braid. Tuck the ends underneath and carefully slide the pastry with the parchment onto a baking sheet. Lightly brush with beaten egg; sprinkle herbs on top.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

568 calories; protein 14g 28% DV; carbohydrates 39.1g 13% DV; fat 39.6g 61% DV; cholesterol 52mg 17% DV; sodium 996.2mg 40% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
So I ran across this recipe the other day and decided I just had to make this. This was surprisingly good!! I made it exactly as is and my son and I just kept raving about it. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it's a tad dry not dry but just a tad. I felt like it needed a little moisture. This recipe has great possibilities. As we were eating it we were exclaiming how delicious it would be with eggs in and turn it into a breakfast braid or make it up like a pizza braid. Endless possibilities! Thanks Fioa for sharing it! It's really good!! We'll be making this again!! Read More