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Pepperoni Pizza Loaf Recipe
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Pepperoni Pizza Loaf Recipe

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This savory stromboli relies on frozen bread dough, so it comes together in no time. The golden loaf is stuffed with cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms, peppers and olives. I often add a few slices of ham, too. It's tasty served with warm pizza sauce for dipping. —Jenny Brown, West Lafayette, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup pickled pepper rings
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 296 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 827mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. On a greased baking sheet, roll out dough into a 15x10-in. rectangle. In a small bowl, combine the egg yolks, Parmesan cheese, oil, parsley, oregano, garlic powder and pepper. Brush over the dough.
  2. Sprinkle with the pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, pepper rings, green pepper and olives. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal and tuck ends under.
  3. Place seam side down; brush with egg whites. Do not let rise. Bake 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Warm the pizza sauce; serve with sliced loaf.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled unsliced pizza loaf in heavy-duty foil. To use, remove from freezer 30 minutes before reheating. Remove from foil and reheat loaf on a greased baking sheet in a preheated 325° oven until heated through. Serve as directed.
    Yield: 10-12 slices.
Originally published as Pizza Loaf in Quick Cooking September/October 2003, p28


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AngelaN
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"This has been a family favorite for years! The frozen dough is a little hard to work with at first, but I think it is better than the refrigerated dough."

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naydan
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2016

"Delicious!"

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bunny1030
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2016

"Yum yum yum. I use refrigerated pizza dough most of the time with this recipe instead of frozen just for convenience, but it's great either way. Very good and simple to prepare. In fact, we are having it again tonight!"

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becky5294
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2015

"I have made a version of this for almost 40 years. I use toppings I like. I recently started making my own fresh pizza dough. It is cheaper and cuts down on the prep time by several hours since I don't have to wait for frozen bread to thaw and rise. When I started making this, I had to freeze 1/2 the loaf for later. Now I double and triple the recipe and there are never any leftovers. My kids are grown now but bring their chidren and their friends over. They all gobble it up."

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MyDarlingDays
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"This is my MOST favorite take on pizza, ever. The egg wash of spice blend is superb & it's a family favorite!

I raved about this recipe in a blog post:
http://mydarlingdays.blogspot.com/2015/08/make-pizza-loaf.html?_sm_au_=iVVs0PcHkMckLSMr
Thank you for sharing & keep the yummy eats coming! :)"

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bowler_jen
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"Perfect and delicious. Peppers made it. Could use whatever toppings you like."

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mcfar1950
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"Great and easy"

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angieact1
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"This was great for snacking with friends watching football!"

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MaryAliceH
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014

"Extremely good!! This recipe was a hit at our family gathering. I made a variety of stromboli with this being at the top of the favorite list. I did not use the frozen bread dough as I didn't want to get a 5 package at this time so substituted a tube of crusty french bread dough with very good results. The substitution is the only reason I left off a star for my rating but it was a 5 in my book as I made it!!!"

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carolanne1210
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2014

"SO good! I made this exactly as directed, and everyone loved it."

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