Whenever I heard the world Stromboli I immediately pictured the puppet master in Pinocchio. I had no idea that this also referred to food!
I came across a recipe for Salami Stromboli and thought it would be fairly easy to make.
I mean it kind of looked like a Calzone and I already had the pizza dough in the fridge so all I needed was the stuffing.
The original recipe called for stuffing the dough with salami, mozzarella and tons of basil. While I wasn't at a loss for the sausage and cheese, I didn't have any fresh basil. My wonderful husband came to the rescue however with a jar of pesto sauce!
I layered the pesto sauce with sausage, mushrooms and tons of fresh mozzarella cheese and then rolled it into a cute little log. After a quick egg wash and 15 minutes in the over lunch was ready and it was delicious!
It was such a nice twist to our "traditional pizza" Saturdays. What I loved the most was how quick and easy it was. I hope to be making this again soon.