Main Course,  Poultry

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli

This Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli recipe could easily be adapted to ingredients already in your fridge and pantry. 

However the star ingredient and what brings it all together is the puff pastry sheet.  I recommend keeping a box in your freezer for just such an occasion.

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I combined steamed broccoli & carrots, cooked chicken, and sautéed onion with cream cheese and shredded cheddar cheese.  Simply season to taste and you’re ready build your Stromboli.

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Puff pastry is folded in thirds, making a great template for this crisscrossed braided method.  Simply cut strips into the two outer thirds, leaving the middle uncut.  Place a generous amount of the filling down the center, then overlap with the outer pastry strips.

Braided puff pastry

Brush the top of the Stromboli with a beaten egg, then bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown.  Allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

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We devoured our Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli declaring it dinner.  However I can definitely see this as a great Game Day snack with endless filling options.  I’m already envisioning a Thanksgiving Leftovers Stromboli.  You might also like our Sausage, Peppers & Caramelized Onion Stromboli.  Have fun with it and let me know how you fill yours.

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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Puff Pastry

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli

Libby with Lemony Thyme
This Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli recipe could easily be adapted to ingredients already in your fridge and pantry. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed
  • 1 Tbl. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken cubed or shredded
  • 2 cups steamed broccoli
  • 1 cup steamed julienned carrots
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Steam broccoli and carrots until just fork tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile sauté onion in olive oil until translucent. Add in cooked chicken, cream cheese, and shredded cheddar. Stir to combine then gently fold in steamed broccoli and carrots. Season to taste.
  • Place puff pastry on parchment lined baking sheet. Cut about 12 strips into the outer thirds of the pastry, leaving center uncut.
  • Mound filling down the center of the pastry. Crisscross strips of pastry over filling, overlapping as you go. Brush top of Stromboli with beaten egg.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.


  • Nonkululeko

    5 stars
    I absolutely loved this recipe because of how simple it is. I had leftover cream cheese and broccoli from some Christmas dishes I made and this was a great way to put them to use. It came out beautifully and the family enjoyed it (my 3 year old loves broccoli so she loved it).

  • Lara Mason


    I fill mine with chicken, broccoli, red pepper, cheddar cheese, minced garlic, dried dill, cream cheese and mayo. So delicious . Anyone who try’s it wants the recipie.

    Kind regards,
    Lara Mason

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