We love pizza and I have a really good pizza dough recipe that I like to play with. So yesterday I decided to whip up a batch of said pizza dough and make Stromboli. Now I ain't no Italian...but it looked pretty good to me. Actually I have no idea what Stromboli is supposed to look like but what I made turned out pretty good, so Stromboli, it is!! Give it try!!! It's super yummy!
1 package pepperoni
8 slices provolone cheese
2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
Pizza dough ~ recipe follows
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons milk – warmed in the microwave for about 1 minute
2 teaspoons sugar
2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
1 package instant yeast
½ teaspoon salt
Heat oven to 200 degrees. Once oven reaches 200 degrees, turn it off.
Lightly grease a large bowl with cooking spray.
Mix warm milk, sugar, and remaining 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil in a measuring cup.
flour, yeast, and salt in a standing mixer fitted with a dough hook.
Turn machine to low and slowly add milk mixture to flour mixture.
dough comes together, increase speed to medium-low and mix until dough
is shiny and smooth, about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, turn dough onto a
lightly floured surface, gently shape into a ball and place in greased
bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in the warm oven for about 30
Press pizza dough into a rectangle 12x18 inches.
Arrange 1/2 cup sauce, mozzarella cheese, provolone cheese and pepperoni over dough, leaving about an inch on each long side.
Roll dough starting from the long side. Seal edges and ends.
Place on a baking sheet and allow to rise in the warm oven for about an 30 - 45 minutes, until doubled.
Brush top with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle with Italian herb seasoning.
Bake for about 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
Allow to sit for about 10 minutes then slice and eat.
Serve with pizza sauce for dipping, if desired.
Welcome to Simple Fare, Fairly Simple. This is a place for me to post recipes of all kinds...along with other miscellaneous fodder from my so-called life here in the south. Who knows what you will find here. Could be anything from my husband...known as IT Guy...to my kids and beautiful grandbabies that are growing up way too fast right before my eyes. But...mostly this will be a place for food. I hope you'll see something you like and if you decide to try something from the list...leave me a comment and let me know!