8 Dinners That Start With Refrigerated Pizza Dough
Refrigerated pizza dough is an often overlooked ingredient — or it's relegated to pizza night only — but it can be used for super quick and tasty meals. Obviously, it can easily be rolled out for your favorite homemade pizza recipes, but pizza dough can be utilized for a variety of dishes. Swirl it up with toppings for stromboli, wrap it around your favorite sandwich ingredients, or get extra unique with pizza pot pie.
Ham and Cheese Stromboli
All your favorite Italian meats are layered in this tender pastry. Ham, Capacola sausage, salami, and pepperoni pack a punch of flavor.
Picnic Sausage Bread
Four ingredients are all that's required to make this easy bread. Recipe creator Veronica suggests, "Feel free to add your favorite pizza toppings in the roll!"
Pizza Pot Pie
Think of this casserole as an easy spin on deep dish pizza. The dough is used for both the top and bottom crust, which is wrapped around layers of meats, veggies, and cheese.
E-A-G-L-E-S Swirl Sandwich
"This is like a cross between a calzone and a Philly cheese steak sandwich," says reviewer Linda Mclean. "As far as my family is concerned it's the best of both worlds."
Pizza dough's forgiving texture makes it extra easy for rolling into a stromboli. This version features ground beef, pepperoni, and ham.
BBQ Chicken Calzones
Buff Chick (Buffalo Chicken Stromboli)
Your favorite game day appetizer has been transformed into a filling dinner. Chicken is tossed with buffalo sauce before being mixed with cream and blue cheeses, all finished with a bready wrapping over pizza dough.
Reviewer Ms. Chef Esh says, "I can't say enough about this recipe it was sooooo good! I added in some caramelized onions and mushrooms. This tasted just like a Philly Cheesesteak!"