Easy and Delicious Simple Stromboli Recipe

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Easy and Delicious Simple Stromboli Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 23, 2023

This simple stromboli recipe is perfect for a quick and satisfying meal. Filled with a savory combination of deli meats, cheese, and vegetables, this delicious Italian-inspired dish will surely become a family favorite. The crispy golden crust encases a melty filling, making every bite incredibly satisfying. Whether you're hosting a game night or just craving a tasty treat, this simple stromboli recipe is a go-to choice that is sure to impress.


  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • ⅓ cup marinara sauce
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 slices ham
  • 4 slices salami
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface into a rectangle.
  3. Spread marinara sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a border around the edges.
  4. Place half of the provolone cheese slices on the sauce.
  5. Layer the ham and salami slices evenly over the cheese.
  6. In a skillet, sauté the green bell pepper, onion, and mushrooms with olive oil until they are tender and slightly caramelized.
  7. Season with dried oregano, salt, and pepper to taste.
  8. Spread the sautéed vegetables evenly over the meat slices.
  9. Top with the remaining provolone cheese slices.
  10. Roll up the stromboli tightly, starting from one of the longer sides.
  11. Place the rolled stromboli seam side down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  12. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, minced garlic, and grated Parmesan cheese.
  13. Brush the butter-garlic mixture over the top of the stromboli.
  14. Use a sharp knife to make a few slits on the top of the stromboli to release steam.
  15. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until the stromboli is golden brown and crispy.
  16. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing.
  17. Serve warm and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Stromboli is named after the Italian movie, 'Stromboli,' which starred Ingrid Bergman and was directed by Roberto Rossellini.
  • The origins of stromboli can be traced back to the United States, specifically in the city of Philadelphia.
  • Stromboli is often confused with calzone, but the main difference lies in the filling. While calzones are typically filled with ricotta and other cheeses, stromboli is filled with a combination of deli meats, cheese, and vegetables.
  • Stromboli is a versatile dish as you can customize the ingredients based on your preferences. Feel free to add or substitute meats, cheese, and vegetables according to your taste.
  • Leftover stromboli can be reheated in the oven or microwave for a quick and delicious meal the next day.