Easy Pepperoni Stromboli

This Easy Pepperoni Stromboli uses premade refrigerated pizza crust and is ready in less than 30 minutes. A delicious alternative to pizza night.

This Easy Pepperoni Stromboli uses premade refrigerated pizza crust and is ready in less than 30 minutes. A delicious alternative to pizza night.

Don’t you just love quick and easy recipes? This week I have made chicken and dumplings, pot roast and roast chicken with green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy. I love cooking and a day well spent for me is in the kitchen. However, today I am tired and need to crank out a simple, delicious meal for the family. I know I can never go wrong with pizza. ¬†Pizza night to my family equates to party night. A fun evening of eating, playing games or watching a movie. So tonight I made this Easy Pepperoni Stromboli and we played Mario Kart on the Wii U.

Stromboli Definition 

Stromboli means rolled pizza. It is a dough rolled with Italian cheeses, meats and vegetables then baked.

Common Stromboli Fillings

Mozzarella
Pepperoni
Italian Sausage
Salami
Bacon
Onions
Bell Peppers
Mushrooms
Olives

*don’t over fill this Stromboli. The dough will not hold.

Easy Pepperoni Stromboli Recipe

The recipe is simple by using premade ingredients like the pizza dough and pizza sauce. Half the work is already done for you. You roll out the dough spread on the sauce and choice ingredients and roll it up. The outside is crispy and inside it is gooey with cheese and spicy with pepperoni. It is like a little hot pocket of pizza heaven. For my family of 4 (two boys 7 yrs old and 5 yrs old) one Stromboli is enough. If you make two and have leftovers cut into slices and put them in ziplock bags. Store the slices in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave or oven. Just like pizza it tastes good the next day but I wouldn’t hold on to them too long.

Easy Pepperoni Stromboli

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

1 Stromboli

Easy Pepperoni Stromboli

Easy Pepperoni Stromboil

Ingredients

  • 1 Pillsbury Thin Crust Pizza Dough
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 20 pepperoni slices
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella (more to taste)
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella (for top of stromboli)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Roll out the pizza dough onto a large piece of parchment paper. Stretch and even out the dough.
  2. Spoon on the pizza sauce and spread evenly leaving about a half inch border.
  3. Add pepperoni and top with mozzarella cheese.
  4. Take one end of the dough and roll the Stromboli. Use the parchment paper to help roll the dough.
  5. Pinch ends closed.
  6. Re-position the Stromboli on the parchment paper to be centered.
  7. Place on a large cookie sheet.
  8. Cut 3 small slits across the top.
  9. Brush the top of the Stromboli with egg and top with mozzarella and garlic powder.
  10. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 17 - 20 minutes.
  11. Let cool for 5 minutes. Sprinkle parsley on top.
  12. Slice and serve.
http://dailyappetite.com/2016/11/15/easy-pepperoni-stromboli/

Recipe adapted from Pillsbury

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