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Turkey and Broccoli Pastry Braid

This meal in one is an easy way to get kids—and adults—to eat broccoli. The puff pastry that wraps up turkey, cheese and veggies is pure, flaky goodness. —Jenelle Fender, Steinbach, Manitoba
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 cup finely chopped cooked turkey (about 5 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed


  • Preheat oven to 400°. For filling, mix first 6 ingredients.
  • Unfold pastry onto a lightly floured surface; roll into a 15x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to a baking sheet. Spoon filling down center third of rectangle. On each long side, cut 8 strips about 3 in. into the center. Starting at an end, fold alternating strips over filling, pinching ends to join.
  • Bake until golden brown and filling is heated through, 20-25 minutes.

Test Kitchen tips
  • After rolling out the puff pastry, loosely roll the dough up around the rolling pin to easily lift and transfer it to a baking sheet.
  • Switch up the flavor by using ham and Swiss for the turkey and cheddar.
  • For a more finished look, brush the pastry with an egg wash before baking (whisk one egg with one tablespoon water).
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 piece: 463 calories, 26g fat (7g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 435mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 5g fiber), 18g protein.
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    • ms11145
      May 26, 2020

      What a fun recipe to make. I did add sauted onions to the mixture.

    • Sarah
      May 14, 2020

      This is amazing! I have made this at least a dozen times, it is so easy and looks impressive. I have received many compliments on this meal including from my picky 7 year old.