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Sesame-Garlic French Braid

Sesame-Garlic French Braid

Oxmoor House MARCH 2006

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/10 of loaf)


  • 1 (11-ounce) can refrigerated French bread dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


Preheat oven to 350°.

Unroll dough; cut into 3 equal pieces. Shape each portion into a rope. Place ropes on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; (do not stretch). Braid ropes; pinch loose ends to seal. Insert garlic slices evenly into braid. Brush melted margarine over braid, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Bake braid at 350° for 25 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Remove from baking sheet immediately. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 86
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 2.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 13.7g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 212mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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