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Recipe: italian beef sausage stromboli

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Italian beef sausage stromboli serving suggestion

italian beef sausage stromboli


  • 1 recipe Italian-Style Beef Sausage (see recipe below)
  • 2 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 can (13/8 ounces) refrigerated whole grain pizza dough
  • 2 cup packed arugula leavaes
  • 1 1/3 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare Italian-Style Beef Sausage. Stir pasta sauce, mushrooms and garlic into beef mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in arugula and cheese.

Meanwhile, spray large baking sheet with cooking spray. Place pizza dough in pan; press dough into 15 x 10-inch rectangle. Spoon filling down center of rectangle, leaving 2-1/2-inch border on long sides and 1/4-inch border on short sides of dough. Cut dough at 1-inch intervals along each long side just to edge of filling. Alternating sides, fold dough strips halfway over filling at an angle, creating braided appearance. Pinch short sides of dough together to seal and enclose filling.

Bake in 400°F oven 20 to 23 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes; cut crosswise into 8 slices to serve.

Italian-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef, 1 teaspoon fennel seed, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon coriander, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2 inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

Test Kitchen Tips: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Nutrition information per serving: 619 calories; 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 99 mg cholesterol; 1497 mg sodium; 53 g carbohydrate; 10.7 g fiber; 46 g protein; 11.7 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 3.3 mcg vitamin B12; 6.4 mg iron; 27.8 mcg selenium; 7.5 mg zinc; 91.2 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.