TACO FILLED BRAID

 

  • Cooking Time: 35 mins
  • Servings: 8 -12
  • Preparation Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 12 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls> or 1 Loaf Rhodes™ Bread Dough, thawed to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 medium size tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup olives, sliced
  • sour cream and salsa, if desired

Directions

  • Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Roll combined rolls or loaf into a 12x16-inch rectangle.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let rest.
  • Brown ground beef, onion and taco seasoning together and drain.
  • Set aside to cool slightly. Stir tomatoes, cheese and olives into the meat mixture.
  • Remove wrap from dough.
  • Spoon mixture lengthwise in a 4-inch strip down center of dough.
  • Make cuts 1 1/2-inches apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2-inch of filling.
  • Begin braid by folding top & bottom strips toward filling.
  • Then braid strips left over right, right over left.
  • Finish by pulling last strip over and tucking under braid.
  • Lift braid with both hands and place on a large sprayed baking sheet.
  • Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and let rise 30 minutes.
  • Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 30-35 minutes.
  • Serve warm with sour cream and salsa, if desired.

Notes

Your favorite taco ingredients all wrapped up in delicious roll dough and then baked to perfection.

Categories: Bread  Roll 

Website Credit: http://www.rhodesbread.com/recipes/view/2284

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