Stromboli Recipe Tips
What is the difference between a Stromboli and a calzone?
The main difference between Stromboli and calzones is the way they are folded. Stromboli recipes
are traditionally rolled with the ingredients tucked inside, like deli meats and cheese—almost like a pastry-shelled sandwich. Calzones are stuffed, shaped and sealed like a pocket.
How do you roll a Stromboli?
When you roll, make sure your Stromboli is tight enough to hold the filling without stretching out the dough. Roll it like you would with a jelly roll
. If your dough is overly elastic when you're trying to roll it out, cover and let it stand for 10 minutes. If the dough is stretchy and wrapped too tight, it tends to break open during baking.
How do you store Stromboli?
To store Stromboli, wrap and refrigerate for up to three to four days. If you’d like to enjoy it for even longer, you can freeze Stromboli for up to three months in an airtight bag or container. Or if you’d prefer to make it ahead of time, assemble your Stromboli as you would if you were about to bake it. Then, tightly wrap it and place in the refrigerator and bake it the next day. Bring it to air temperature before baking for best results. (Have leftover dough to spare? Use it up in these recipes that use pizza dough
What is on a Stromboli?
Inside its flaky pastry crust, this Stromboli recipe is packed full of our favorite pizza toppings
like pepperoni, three different types of cheeses, onions and olives. Check out these surprising pizza toppings
for more inspiration.
How do you keep Stromboli from getting soggy?
To prevent your Stromboli from getting soggy, make sure you don’t pile on too many veggies and pepperoni. Follow our recipe directions closely and you should have the perfect texture and consistency. If you're worried about burning your Stromboli, bake it on the lower rack of your oven and keep an eye on it.Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor and Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor
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