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Ham and Cheese Stromboli

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How to make Ham and Cheese Stromboli Recipe

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Wow, this dish turned out to be a huge hit!  I knew my husband would like it , but you can never be sure what is going to be a success with kids.  It’s like throwing the dice, one day they like ham and cheese, the next day they don’t.  Last week my daughter told me she wanted ketchup and mustard only on her sandwich, no meat or cheese!  I gave it to her and laughed to myself as I waited for her to ask for something else; but she ate it and said it was good…  Yuck!

So, I made the Stromboli and took off on a walk.  (We have had a week of clouds and rain, so I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful evening.  I love daylight savings time!)  When I got home, they had left me one measly little slice and the kids were begging for a third helping!

Here is how I made the Ham and Cheese Stromboli.

Refrigerated pizza dough (of course you can make your own)
Honey mustard
Cheese (whatever you have on hand that sounds good.)
Garlic powder
onion powder
1 tbsp milk
Cornmeal (optional)
Italian herb blend (optional)
Parmesan cheese (optional)

Grease a large rectangular cookie sheet.  Roll out your dough on the sheet and brush on a light coat of Honey Mustard.  Sprinkle with garlic and onion powder.

Layer the ham evenly across the dough.  I used leftover holiday ham from the freezer.  It was kind of thick, so I broke it into bite size pieces.  If you are using thin sliced deli meat, you can just lay it out in sheets.

Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.  as little or as much as you want.  I just used what I had in the fridge, which was a little Monterrey/Colby jack mix, mozzarella and just a touch of sharp cheddar.

Starting at one end, just roll the Stromboli up like a burrito.  Brush milk over the top of the dough (I just used my fingers) sprinkle with cornmeal, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese and Italian spices (all optional).  Using a knife, cut small slits on top of the Stromboli to remove pressure when cooking.  Cook at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.  After 20 minutes, you may want to cover it with foil to prevent further browning and cook for another 5 to 15 minutes.

This is what it looked like out of the oven.

Yum, Enjoy!

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  1. Six Sisters says:

    Oh my goodness. This looks so delicious! Thanks for sharing at Strut Your Stuff Saturday! -The Sisters

  2. Yum, that sounds delicious! I've pinned it and am going to give it a go this weekend 🙂

  3. I am soooooo hungry right now…that looks absolutely delicious! THanks for sharing it!
    Thanks for coming by to link up – please come back this Thursday as well!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  4. This looks so tasty! We're trying this tomorrow!

  5. Rosemary@villabarnes says:

    LOL, I love the ketchup and mustard story. Love this recipe. I have teen sons, and this just might work.

  6. Bec@littlelucylu says:

    Love stromboli!
    Looks yummy! 🙂
    Glad to have found you via TT&J!
    Happy weekend!
    ~Bec @ Little Lucy Lu

  7. Chris @ Sweet Mornings says:

    This looks yummy!!! We love stromboli but have not made a ham & cheese one but will be soon.

  8. Miz Helen says:

    I used to have a similar recipe and lost it, I am very happy to get this recipe. This looks awesome! Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Miz Helen

  9. If Toys Could Talk says:

    This looks so yummy!

  10. perfect perfect!! especially for all of these teenagers! thank you!!

  11. That looks delicious! What a great way to use up some left over ham.

  12. Megan and Emily@Whimsically Homemade says:

    I think my family would love this! I'm going to try it next week.

    Visiting from Whimsically Homemade!

  13. Kristin@gratefulbelly.com says:

    That looks so good! I'll have to try it! I'm a new follower and if you get a chance, I'd love to have you stop by my brand new blog and follow, too 🙂

  14. Oh my, that looks soooo yummy. Thank you for sharing this. Going to make it for breakfast 🙂

  15. Yummmm!! Your stromboli looks soooo good! Love it when it's warm and the cheese is all gooey!

  16. Jennie P. says:

    I love stromboli. They used to serve it in the school cafeteria. You know how bad school food can be. I absolutely loved it though. I haven't had it in ages. I'm going to have to try this.

  17. This looks so delish… definitely going to make one at some point! Ham, mustard, cheese, dough – all the best ingredients!

  18. Looks real simple and tasty, that's a combo I like. I think it would be nice to serve with salad. Thanks for sharing, Connie