Stromboli Recipe

pizza stromboli recipe
To make this stromboli recipe, first prepare a batch of homemade pizza dough, homemade bread dough or buy bread dough. Gather your pizza toppings or ingredients you'd like to go in your stromboli. Some great stromboli toppings could be ham and cheese, spinach and cottage cheese, chopped vegetables or see our calzone recipes for more ideas. We've included a few fun variations to try as well.

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Easy Recipe for Stromboli

Pizza Stromboli

It is easiest to prepare this right on a pizza pan or cookie sheet.

Roll your pizza dough into a rectangle. Spread your toppings over the top just as you would a regular pizza, less is better.
pizza stromboli dough

Start at one long edge and roll jelly roll style. In a small glass or bowl beat 1 egg white. Add a pinch of Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Stir together and brush top of stromboli with egg mixture.

pizza stromboli ready to bake

Bake at 425 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
sliced pizza stromboli

Ham and Cheese Stromboli

Top your pizza crust with sliced ham and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Roll up and serve with spaghetti sauce.

Fun Stromboli

You can shape your stromboli into different shapes or create something fun before baking it.
heart shaped stromboli
Heart shaped stromboli for Valentines day or any fun day!
snake stromboli
Make a snake themed meal!

Try similar variations to this stromboli recipe:

Pizza Twist

You can use this same stromboli recipe idea and create a pizza braid or pizza twist as we call it. Roll out your pizza dough into a rectangle. Slice the top and bottom edges of the dough like you would cut a fringe. Brush top with oil and sprinkle with Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese.
pizza braid

Add your pizza filling.

pizza filling

Bring your two opposite strips up and twist together. Lay strips flat on top of the dough.  Brush oil on top of the dough and sprinkle again with seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Let rise for 20 minutes.
pizza braid

Bake at 375 degrees until golden brown.

pizza braid

Chicken Broccoli Braid

Try a fun variation of this recipe with some simple ingredients.
  • Chopped cooked chicken
  • Chopped cooked broccoli
  • shredded cheese
  • mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper
Lay your pizza dough flat or you can substitute thawed pastry dough on a cookie sheet. Meanwhile mix together chopped broccoli and chicken in a bowl. Stir in handful of cheese or however much you'd like to use. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir in 2-4 Tablespoons mayonnaise. Use however much mayo you like and depending on how much chicken and broccoli you are using. You want your mixture to be moist. Lay chicken salad in the middle of your dough.
laying chicken mixture

Slit edges on both sides. Tie up two side edges in a twist.
wrapped braid
Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes until dough is golden brown.

cooked chicken braid

How to Make Stromboli

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