Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry

Juicy beef mixed with caramelized mushrooms, onions and delicate blue cheese wrapped in delicious braided flaky puff pastry- all this is beef blue cheese braided puff pastry!

Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry

All these holidays and Christmas trees, early shopping and ice rinks(we have one 20 minutes away!) can be overwhelming . Planning, menus, guests… you name it!

How about getting a break and treat yourself with some quick savory deliciousness? Taking just 30 minutes to make, this beef blue cheese braided puff pastry will comfort you in the best way.

 

The best time to eat a piece of braid is when its still warm, but the best time to slice is when already chilled. You decide! I sliced it when it was still warm and crumbly, but the best flavor is truly right out of the oven !

Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry

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Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry

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Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry recipe
Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Juicy beef mixed with caramelized mushrooms, onions and delicate blue cheese wrapped in delicious braided flaky puff pastry.
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 356 kcal
Author: Tatiana Shifruk
Ingredients
  • 12 oz lean ground beef
  • 3 mini cremini mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1/4 onion (diced)
  • 3 oz Salemville®Amish blue cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 egg for egg wash
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilatro leaves
  • 1 thawed puff pastry sheet
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper/
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees . Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and coconut(or any other) spray.

  2. Heat pan over medium high heat. Add ground beef, onion and mushrooms. Cook for about 10 minutes. until fully cooked and browned. Add cilantro

  3. Spread puff pastry sheet on a cookie sheet.  Cut out thick strips of pastry horizontally on each side. Put the beef mixture in the middle of the pastry dough. Braid the strips. (see pictures)

  4. Whisk an egg and brush the braid (egg wash).

  5. Place the tray in the oven and cook for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

  6. Let cool a bit before cutting, sprinkle with more chopped cilantro.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Beef blue cheese braided puff pastry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 386mg 16%
Potassium 308mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 2.2%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 8.6%
Iron 13.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

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15 Comments

  1. Who would think these tasty and beautiful appetizers could be made in such short time. Thanks for sharing.

  2. We always make tons of appetizers for Christmas Eve dinner and this beef braid is going to be my contribution this year. Thanks so much for the idea!

  3. I am LOVING the fact that this delicious looking meal only takes 30 minutes! I’m definitely going to have to give it a try!

  4. Oh this is so many of my favorites in one dish! I would have a hard time not eating the whole thing before guests arrive

  5. This is beautiful! I know my holiday guests would love this!

  6. This looks so incredibly mouthwatering! I love bleu cheese and this looks like an awesome warm dish to make on a cold night!

  7. Blue cheese is such a great cheese! It will work wonderfully with the beef and the puff pastry! Yummy appetizer!

  8. i love anything in puff pastry..and your version with beef and blue cheese sounds scrumptious!

  9. I was raised on meat filled pastry (empanadas) in Panamá and none ever looked as good as yours!
    The filing in these sounds so tasty! If you want to try a Latin style meat pastry check out my mini-empanadas here: http://ethnicspoon.com/empanadas-savory-turnovers/
    Thanks for sharing!

  10. I agree with Jessica, this looks great. I want to eat this.

  11. Ohh my heart just stood still for a second. Your braided puff pastry with beef blue cheese reminds me of something my mum would make once in a while and I used to love it. She actually stopped making this and I forgot about it too over the many years. Thanks for the great reminder!

  12. This looks so fabulous and easy that I’m surprised I’ve never thought to make anything like it! I can just imagine how it tastes especially with the blue cheese!! Holy moly, this is definitely going on my to-do list this Christmas morning!! Beautiful photos and awesome recipe!

  13. This looks SO SO delicious! Cannot wait to try! Thanks for sharing!

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