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Muffuletta Biscuit Beignets

Muffuletta Biscuit Beignets

The flavors of the New Orleans muffuletta sandwich -- ham, salami and olives -- are baked inside a mouthwatering Pillsbury™ Southern Style Biscuit. MORE + LESS -

Servings: 24 servings (1 serving = 1 beignet)

Ingredients

NAME WEIGHT MEASURE
Prep
Pillsbury™ Southern Style Biscuit Dough 2.2 oz (06252) 24 each
Olive Salad
Green oives with pimentos, sliced, drained 6 oz 1 1/4 cup
Kalamata olives, pitted, sliced, drained 3 oz 1/2 cup
Giardiniera pickled vegetables, drained, chopped 5 oz 1 cup
Olive oil, extra virgin 1 Tbsp
Assembly
Salami, thinly sliced, 0.5 oz per slice 1 lb 8 oz 48 slices
Ham, thinly sliced, 1 oz per slice 1 lb 8 oz 24 slices
Mozzarella cheese, shredded 12 oz 3 cups
Olive oil, extra virgin 2 oz 1/3 cup
Sesame seeds, toasted 3 oz 1/2 cup

Method

Prep
  1. Thaw biscuit pucks covered at room temperature for 30 minutes, or overnight in refrigerator.
  2. Roll biscuit out on floured surface to 5-inch diameter.
Olive Salad
  1. Mix olives, pickled vegetables and olive oil in bowl until combined.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Assembly

  1. Layer half of biscuit with 2 slices salami, 1 slice ham, 2 Tbsp (0.5 oz) cheese, 1 Tbsp Olive Salad.
  2. Wet edges around filling with water; fold other half of dough over filling, pressing edges to seal.
  3. Drop beignet gently into fryer oil preheated to 350°F; flip after 3 minutes.
  4. Fry an additional 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Remove from fryer, brush tops with olive oil and sprinkle on 1/8 tsp sesame seeds.
  6. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

Serving Size: 1 beignet
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
53%
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.