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Ham and Cheese Loaf

This golden loaf starts with convenient refrigerated dough—and stuffs it with deli ham and three types of cheese. I created the recipe by experimenting with ingredients my family loves. It makes a delicious hot sandwich in hardly any time. —Gloria Lindell, Welcome, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 10 slices deli ham
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll dough onto a greased baking sheet; top with the ham, onions and cheeses. Roll up tightly jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal and tuck ends under. Brush with butter.
  • Bake until golden brown, 30-35 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes; cut into 1-in. slices.
    Freeze option: Cool unsliced loaf on a wire rack. Spray a large piece of foil with cooking spray. Wrap loaf in prepared foil and freeze for up to 3 months. To use, thaw at room temperature for 2 hours. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes; cut into 1-in. slices.
Nutrition Facts
2 slices: 406 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 1151mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.
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  • bjpalmer
    Jan 28, 2020

    This was really yummy!

  • atruver
    Mar 26, 2014

    Very good and cheesy!

  • PoeSP
    Sep 28, 2013

    loved how effortless this was! followed the recipe first time, and the time i just used what i had in my fridge ( shredded chicken and cheddar ) & its always delicious!!!

  • ptompkins
    Mar 6, 2013

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  • tracerlyn
    Jan 18, 2013

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  • jamieberg
    Sep 28, 2012

    My kids loved this in their lunchboxes for school. I substituted turkey for ham for one batch for my picky child with great results.

  • LibbiPeach
    Jun 30, 2012

    I loved this just the way it is.. and wish i had bought another tube of pizza crust to make a second one. Yes, you can definitely improvise the ingredients, but it was perfect as is also.

  • erinmarie78
    Jun 12, 2012

    Overall, this was good, but I am giving this recipe 4 stars instead of 5 because the ingredient measurements seemed off to me. I bought the exact size crust given in the recipe, but only used 6 slices of deli ham and the cheese was overboard to me (and I love cheese). I didn't even use the 1 cup each measurements - maybe about 3/4 cup each and I left out the provolone slices because I didn't have any. Even with the less amount of cheese, it still was way too much for this size loaf. I will definitely make this recipe again, but will maybe only use 1/2 cup each of the cheese. This is, howver, a great recipe you can really make your own - change it up with different fillings that you have on hand.... very versatile!

  • glitterpeaches
    Sep 12, 2010

    Great fast dinner. I served it with tomato soup to dip it in. I would cut back on some of the cheese next time, but it was a hit for sure.

  • gingerichcook76
    Jun 2, 2010

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