best stromboli recipe

by Dr. Agustin Volkman Published 1 year ago Updated 7 months ago

How to make quick and easy Stromboli recipe?


  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray OR sprinkle with cornmeal. ...
  • Lightly dust a work surface and roll the dough out to a large rectangle approximately 13×9 inches.
  • Layer the pepperoni on the dough leaving about 1/2 inch around the edge. ...
  • Sprinkle with the garlic powder and 1 tsp of the Pizza Seasoning.

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How do I make a stromboli?

Stromboli is as easy as:

  • Make dough
  • Roll dough into a rectangle
  • Top dough with desired toppings
  • Roll dough up
  • Bake
  • Cool and slice

What goes good with Stromboli?

  • 1 (10 ounce) package pizza crust dough
  • ½ pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup cooked ham, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (14 ounce) jar pizza sauce
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 (8 ounce) package sliced pepperoni sausage
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

What to eat with Stromboli?


  • 2 (16 ounce) packages refrigerated pizza crust dough
  • 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • ¼ pound cooked ham, sliced
  • ¼ pound Capacola sausage, sliced
  • ¼ pound salami, sliced
  • ¼ pound pepperoni sausage, sliced
  • garlic powder to taste
  • ¼ pound mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 6 mushrooms, sliced

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What's the difference between Stromboli and calzone?

Calzones use ricotta cheese, and stromboli does not. Stromboli is made with mozzarella cheese (preferably low-moisture) to keep moisture at a minimum. This helps the interior dough cook fully. Calzones usually use a blend of cheese that almost always incorporates ricotta.

How do you make a stromboli not soggy?

How do you keep a stromboli from getting soggy? Stromboli can end up soggy as it has heavy stuffing inside. So avoid making it soggy, you can spread an even layer of cheese with a thin layer of topping. Just have to make sure we don't overcrowd the stuffing.

What makes a stromboli a stromboli?

Stromboli is a type of turnover filled with various Italian cheeses (typically mozzarella) and usually Italian cold cuts (typically Italian meats such as salami, capocollo and bresaola) or vegetables. The dough used is either Italian bread dough or pizza dough.

Is stromboli made from pizza dough?

A Stromboli is, basically, a large turnover stuffed with savory fillings inside a pizza dough that's rolled up and baked until golden.

Do stromboli have sauce in them?

Stromboli is an entirely different shape than a calzone—they're more of a cylinder and contain several layers (cheese and meat, but rarely contain tomato sauce).

What temperature should I bake stromboli?

Bake the stromboli: Heat the oven to 400ºF (350ºF if using convection). When ready to bake, brush the dough again with olive oil and cut three or four steam vents crosswise into the stromboli with a sharp paring knife, cutting all the way down through the filling to release any air pockets.

What does a stromboli contain?

Fillings. Calzones and stromboli share several the same fillings, including cured meats and veggies. And while both have Italian cheese, calzones are made with ricotta (often alongside mozzarella and/or Parmesan) while stromboli are typically only made with mozzarella.

What is a stromboli called in Italy?

Stromboli is often confused with another dish called calzone – so how are they different? First, the origins: stromboli is from Philadelphia, while calzone is 100% Italian. The latter is a popular street food with origins in the southern regions of Italy, such as in Campania, Puglia, Calabria, Sicily.

What does a stromboli have in it?

While they may not look it, a Stromboli is a lot closer to a sandwich than a pizza. Think about any Italian-based hoagie (sub, hero) and what it consists of. Usually, it's filled with a variety of cheeses and Italian meats like salami or capicola (maybe pepperoni).

How do you shape a stromboli?

Take a flat pizza, roll it into a tight spiral and you have the pizzeria classic stromboli. Pizza expert Peter Reinhart demonstrates how it's done. Take a flat pizza, roll it into a tight spiral and you have the pizzeria classic stromboli. Pizza expert Peter Reinhart demonstrates how it's done.

What sides go with stromboli?

Here are 20 appetizers, sides, and desserts that pair perfectly with pizza.Soup. No matter what your main course is, soup always makes an excellent appetizer. ... Ratatouille. Oh, here's another refreshing soup for you! ... Italian Bruschetta Bar. ... Caesar Salad. ... Spinach Artichoke Dip. ... Potato Salad. ... Garlic Cheese Bread. ... Coleslaw.More items...•

Are Strombolis Italian?

Despite its distinctly Italian flavours of mozzarella, ham, tomatoes, and its close resemblance to the calzone from Naples, stromboli is actually an American creation that comes from Philadelphia. Find out how to make this classic Italian-American fusion dish and discover the story of its beginnings.

Tell Me About This Homemade Stromboli

Flavor: This recipe is more like a guideline because you can customize it with your favorite various fillings. Stromboli is a pizzeria menu staple where I grew up in Philly and I usually make it with Genoa salami, deli pepperoni, provolone, and mozzarella cheese.

Stromboli from Pizza Dough

You can make 1 stromboli with 1 pound of store-bought or homemade pizza dough. Even though store-bought dough is convenient, I encourage you to try this homemade dough. It requires just 6 basic ingredients and about 60-90 minutes of rise time.

Stromboli Fillings

Options are endless. If it works as a pizza topping, it will probably work as a stromboli filling. You can’t really go wrong because if you’ve used too much filling, you won’t be able to roll the dough up.

Step-by-Step Photos

After you punch down the dough, divide it in half to make 2 strombolis. You can freeze half for another time if desired.

Stromboli Vs. Calzone

And, finally, here’s a quick explanation if you’re interested. Stromboli and calzone are not the same, though they can be prepped with the same ingredients. The difference is their shape. Stromboli originated in Philadelphia by restaurant owner Nazzereno Romano and is rolled like a cinnamon roll, baked as 1 long log, then sliced.

Homemade Stromboli (Yields 2)

Use this dough recipe and the filling/toppings below to create 2 Homemade Strombolis. See all recipe notes before beginning because you can save half of the dough for another time or make other dishes with it (such as pizza or breadsticks). More filling suggestions, helpful step-by-step photos, and a video tutorial are included in the post.

Homemade Stromboli Recipe

Do you ever make something and wonder why you haven’t made it before? This my friends is “that recipe”. Holy cow. We have been missing out!!

What is Stromboli?

Stromboli is a type of turnover filled with various Italian cheeses and cold cuts or vegetables. The dough used is either Italian bread dough or pizza dough. Bread dough, cheese (typically mozzarella), meat or vegetables are the main ingredients.

How to Make the Best Stromboli

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roll the dough out and stretch it out on a piece of parchment paper. Spread the pizza sauce leaving about 2 inches from the edge. Top with italian salami, then the cheese, and end with pepperoni.

Variations when making Stromboli

Vegetables: Mushrooms, bell peppers, onions and black olives are great texture fillers.

Quick and Easy Stromboli

This Stromboli gets loaded with italian salami, pepperoni, pizza sauce and cheese! This is so quick, easy and delicious you will want to make it again and again!!

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