Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels


I dedicate this one to my fellow hosts out there who have a million things on their plates and want just one more. That in mind, this recipe is more about assembly than making everything from scratch. I like to think of it as a delicious time saver.


TIME

PREP TIME: 15 minutes

BAKE TIME: 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes



YIELDS

5 Pizza Rolls



INGREDIENTS

Pizza Dough (2 Lb, Cut Into 4 Pieces)

Tomato Sauce

Mozzarella (12 Oz, Shredded)

Pepperoni (1/2 Lb, Sliced)

Fresh Basil (6 Tbsp, Finely Chopped)

Grated Parmesan

All Purpose Flour (For Dusting Your Work Surface)



KITCHEN ITEMS

Rolling Pin

Baking Sheet

Silpat

Chef's Knife

Cutting Board

1. TO MAKE YOUR PINWHEELS. preheat your oven to 375°.

Dust your work surface and rolling pin with a light sprinkling of your flour.

Roll a piece of your dough out into a long oval on your work surface.

Spread a layer of your favorite tomato sauce onto it.

Sprinkle on a layer of your shredded mozzarella.

Lay on your pepperoni.

Sprinkle with a little more mozzarella and your basil.

Roll your pizza from one end to the other—it should look like one long Yodle.

Transfer your pizza roll to your cutting board.

Use your chef's knife to cut your pizza roll into 1 inch thick pieces. 

Line your baking sheet with your silpat.

Lay your pinwheels on their side on your lined baking sheet.

Bake till golden—about 15 minutes