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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Stromboli Recipe

Or Stramboni, as Adam calls it. I never had Stromboli until I moved to Pennsylvania...so if you're wondering what the heck it is, you are most likely not from the east coast! Stromboli is a pizza-like dish, close to a calzone. And guess what? It is so so soooo easy to make. This is my go-to quick dish. About 5 minutes of prep time and about 15 minutes of cooking time. Easy I tell you!

Here's what you need:
1 pkg. pizza dough (or french loaf dough)
your choice of sliced cheeses
your choice of meat
your choice of veggies
olive oil
Italian seasoning

This time I used mozzarella, provolone ham and pepperoni. You really can use whatever you want/have on hand. Salami, canadian bacon, sausage can be added for you meat lovers, or for a vegetarian option, try broccoli, peppers and cheese.


First step is to unroll the pizza dough to a rectangle shape onto a cookie sheet.


Next lay down your first layer of cheese down the middle, lengthwise.


Then add your meat (or veggies or both) on top of the cheese layer.


Another round of cheese on top.


Fold and pinch your seams together down the middle and on the sides.


Flip it over so the seam is touching the baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle Italian seasoning to your liking. Cut a few small slits in the top.


Then bake according to the packaged dough. My oven works fast, so I only cook it for about 13 minutes until it's nice and golden brown. Slice on a diagonal and serve. I always dip mine in a spaghetti sauce and serve it with some salad. Delicious!




9 comments:

The Taylors said...

That looks so dang good. I am going to make it tonight!

Katie Bug said...

My husband loooves stomboli! We'll have to try this recipe soon.
The best explanation I've ever heard for stromboli is 'an inside-out pizza'.

acp08 said...

I miss Strombolis... we make ours homemade too, i usually just make a bread dough, but that is much easier!

Dave, Pam and Co. said...

Hi Bri! This is Pam Anderson, Jessica's mom. I stalk your blog every single day. It is adorable and so are you. I made the Stromboli tonight and my family LOVED it! It was so stinkin' easy and seriously delicious. Thanks for the fabulous recipe. I'm starting a cooking blog soon. When I do I'll send you the link. I love to cook and bake. Thanks for sharing!

Sara Boo said...

Bri! This is such a good idea! Why have I never thought of this before! You're a genious! I'm going to teach my FHE group how to make it! Love you!

Sara Boo

tvmom said...

oh, this looks yummy! beautiful blog!

Jodi said...

This has become a staple in our home. We love, love, love it. In fact, we are having it for Valentine's Day tonight! :)

Kristie said...

cooked this last night with a little bit of fresh basil from the garden for our potluck at work, It was a huge hit!

Rebecca said...

I'm so glad that the first time I made this was when my husband was gone. ;) I can have as much as I want! It's delish!