Whole Wheat Pizza Stromboli

Scrumptious whole grain Stromboli!

2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast

3/4 C warm water
4 1/2 tsp honey
2 C bread flour
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 tsp salt
4 1/2 tsp spaghetti or pizza sauce
1 tsp salt
1/4 C shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 C shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
2 Tbsp finely chopped onions
2 Tbsp chopped olives
2 Tbsp chopped canned mushrooms
2 Tbsp chopped green or yellow pepper
1/4 C canned pineapple tidbits

In a large bowl dissolve the yeast in warm water. Stir until well blended. In a small bowl, combine 1 cup of bread flour, whole wheat flour and seasonings. Add to yeast mixture and beat until frothy. Stir in pizza sauce. Stir in enough remaining bread flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface, kneading until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in greased bowl greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 hour.

Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface, rolling into a 14 in by 12 inch rectangle. Sprinkle half of Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese and all toppings with 1/2 inch of edges. Roll up jelly roll style, starting with the long side, pinch seam to seal and tuck ends under. Place seam down on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake at 350° for 23 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. remove from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.

Submitted by Laurie Worth

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