Pepper Steak Stromboli is not only delicious it's budget friendly, too. It allows you to wrap-up leftovers in pizza dough stretching them into a spectacular round two meal that the whole family will love.
Easy Pepper Steak Stromboli Recipe
You may be wondering, why use premade pizza dough? Well, in this particular instance it's because it makes prep faster and easier, it's readily available and most importantly, it will cook all the way through not leaving you with a gooey finished product. I adore making my own pizza dough and I do so quite often. I love setting up a toppings bar and letting everyone make a personal pizza their way. It makes for a fun family dinner that my boys have come to love. For this stromboli, I chose to use premade dough for the ease of preparation and I assure you when you're done assembling this, no one will notice or care.
How to Make the Best Pepper Steak Stromboli Recipe
We’re all mindful of how we spend money these days, especially with a hungry family to feed. Because of this, I find it helpful when grilling to prepare more than we need for our meal, so we can have a “round two” meal another day. Not only does it save money, but precious family time as well. Grilled sirloin can easily be transformed into a completely different meal. Roll it up in pizza dough, then top with crisp cooked bell peppers and onions, adding mushrooms if you like, and layer with cheese.
- Ingredients you'll need to make homemade Pepper Steak Stromboli recipe: Refrigerated pizza dough, (i.e. Pillsbury Classic or similar) grilled sirloin steak, diced onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper, dry Italian seasoning, garlic salt, Parmesan peppercorn salad dressing or similar, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, melted butter and grated Parmesan cheese. You can also add warm marinara sauce or additional Parmesan peppercorn dressing for serving.
- Kitchen gadgets you'll need: A large sheet pan, sharp knife and cutting board, measuring cups and spoons, a cheese grater, a small bowl to melt the butter and a pastry brush.
- The steak for this stromboli is already cooked. It's important to consider this and not overcook it to begin with. It should also be cooled. Once wrapped in pizza dough and assembled, it will gently reheat while baking in the oven.
- If you'd like to add a little heat to the flavor, swap out green bell pepper and replace it with poblano pepper.
- If you're unable to find Parmesan peppercorn dressing, any dressing with a similar flavor profile will work. Creamy Italian dressing or a creamy Caesar salad dressing could work.
- While the stromboli bakes, prepare a wedge salad or a salad filled with your choice of leafy greens and crispy baked potato wedges and you can have a perfect combination of flavors on the table in around 30 minutes.
- Store leftover Pepper Steak Stromboli chilled in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in single servings in the microwave.
More Southern Style 30 Minute Meals to Make
Looking for more 30 minute meal ideas? Check out my Bacon-Cheeseburger Stromboli and Italian Sausage Stromboli. Another Italian favorite you may also like to try is this recipe for Mozzarella Cheesesteak Stromboli or start your day with a Sunrise Stromboli. You may also like this Everything Meatball Stromboli from Savory Experiments. Treat the family to my recipe for Fruit Pizza for dessert.
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Pepper Steak Stromboli
- 1 13.4 oz classic style refrigerated pizza dough i.e. Pillsbury Classic
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 ½ lb grilled sirloin steak roughly chopped
- 1 medium onion thinly sliced
- 1 medium green bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
- 1 medium red bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced
- 2 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning divided
- ½ teaspoon garlic salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ⅓ cup prepared Parmesan Peppercorn dressing
- 2 tablespoon butter melted
- 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
- marinara sauce and additional Parmesan Peppercorn dressing for dipping
- Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a standard baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- In a skillet, saute the onion and bell peppers in a couple of drizzles of olive oil over medium-high heat. Season with 1 teaspoon of dry Italian seasoning, garlic salt and black pepper.Saute for 3-5 minutes until softened.
- To assemble: Press the pizza dough into roughly a 10 x 13 inch rectangle. Top with half of the shredded cheese
- Arrange steak over cheese. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of dry Italian seasoning over the beef. Arrange the cooked vegetables over the cheese. Season lightly with garlic salt & black pepper, if desired, to your taste.
- Next, drizzle with Parmesan-Peppercorn dressing. Top with remaining cheddar cheese.
- Begin rolling starting with the widest edge ending seam side down. Place seam side down on the parchment paper.
- Brush the top and sides with melted butter. Season the top with ½ teaspoon dry Italian seasoning and garlic salt to your taste. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese.
- Bake for 16-18 minutes or until golden. Rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
- Serve with warm marinara sauce or additional Parmesan-Peppercorn dressing on the side.
- You may add 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms to the peppers and onion, if desired.
- If you're unable to find Parmesan Peppercorn dressing, use your favorite Ranch dressing instead.