Tuna Stromboli is simple pizza crust turnover filled with tomato sauce, tuna, and mozzarella. Buon appetito !
The most amazing fact about Italian food is its simplicity. Basic ingredients are the source of delicious recipes. As long as you have tomatoes or tomato sauce, mozzarella, peperoni, prosciutto, any fish, olives, and pasta, you can make a perfect comfort food, anyway you like it. Anytime.
I do not resist ready-made pastry since it saves time, although, if possible, we prefer making homemade pizza dough.
What is stromboli?
It is a type of pizza crust turnover invented by Italian Americans. Stuffed with cheeses or salami or vegetables. You may use pizza dough or bread dough and roll it out to stuff and fold. So similar to calzone but not the same. Calzone is folded into crescent shape.
Here are the phases of Tuna Stromboli preparation, using store-bought pizza pastry:
Ingredients spread out:
Now the rolls are ready, cut slightly on the top:
We love using canned tuna. It is budget friendly and tasty. Here are some of our best suggestions, besides tuna stromboli recipe, for you to make on your busy weekdays:
Tuna Stromboli is simple pizza crust turnover filled with tomato sauce,tuna, and mozzarella. Buon appetito !
- 1 roll of store-bought pizza crust (14 x 10.5 inches)
- 4 Tbsp tomato salsa/sauce
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese, sliced
- 1 1/2 cups canned tuna fish, drained
- Garlic powder to taste
- 2 Tbsp chopped spring onion greens
- 1 egg yolk and 2 Tbsp water for egg wash
- Salt to taste
Preheat the oven to 180° C / 356° F.
Cover a large baking dish with parchment paper.
Roll out the pizza pastry and cut it into two equal halves.
Spread the tomato sauce evenly on both of the halves (as seen above).
Add a layer of tuna and mozzarella.
Sprinkle with the spring onions.
Roll the halves into two little loaves, with the seam on the bottom.
Place the loaves onto the baking dish.
Using kitchen scissors, make several cuts on the tops of the loaves.
Egg wash, sprinkle with salt and bake for 15 – 18 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve while still warm.