Easy Sausage Stromboli

This easy sausage stromboli is called easy for a reason. We’d just gotten in from a long day and we were hungry and too beat to throw together a huge meal. But that doesn’t mean huge and lame. Just easy and fantastic. Yummy Italian sausage (spicy sausage makes it even better), pizza sauce and lots of ooey-gooey cheese all in crispy golden brown dough. Nothing fancy, nothing fru-fru, but definitely good and filling.

Easy Sausage Stromboli

Don’t be afraid to add a little chopped bell pepper to the onion while it is cooking up. Don’t get it too soft though, you’ll still want a bit of crunch to it. If you have extra pizza sauce on hand warm it up and serve it on the side for dipping.

Also try my other stromboli recipe and a stromboli sandwich (yum!).

Easy Sausage Stromboli
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Easy Sausage Stromboli

This easy sausage stromboli is called easy for a reason. We’d just gotten in from a long day and we were hungry and too beat to throw together a huge meal. But that doesn’t mean huge and lame. Just easy and fantastic. 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword stromboli
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 908kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 pound pizza dough I used a tube of Pillsbury pizza crust
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese shredded, divided
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce plus more for dipping if desired
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

For the topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Saute the onion in a splash of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Crumble in the sausage and cook until done.
  • Remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  • Flatten the dough into a rectangular shape in a 10″ x 13″ low-rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silpat.
  • Sprinkle the dough with half of the mozzarella.
  • Add sausage and drizzle with the sauce.
  • Add remaining mozzarella.
  • Roll the dough up working from the longest edge. Pinch the seam and edges, and place seam-side down onto the mat.
  • Combine the topping ingredients and brush over the top of the dough.
  • Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese and bake for 18 minutes.
  • Let rest 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve with warmed pizza sauce for dipping if desired.

For the topping

    Nutrition

    Calories: 908kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 2332mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 347mg | Iron: 5mg

    Nutritional values are approximate.