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Gluten Free Stromboli and Calzone Dough Recipe

Updated on November 6, 2012
Caponata & Provolone Pizza  Made with Rudi's or Udi's Premade Crust
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Pizza is Easy

One of the first things most people tend to miss when they’re told they must maintain a gluten free diet is being able to grab a pizza, stromboli or calzone at their favorite pizza shops. But with several companies producing a pretty good gluten free premade pizza crust, it’s easier than ever to throw together a quick pie at home. There are also some fairly good recipes for making your own pizza dough. The thick batter-like dough is mixed, then simply pressed onto the pan. Then before you know it, your homemade pizza is done. But Stromboli and calzone are a bit more complicated.

Ham and Cheese Stromboli - Gluten Free
Ham and Cheese Stromboli - Gluten Free
Pepperoni Calzone - Gluten Free
Pepperoni Calzone - Gluten Free

Gluten Free Stromboli & Calzone

The Impossible Dream

If you've successfully conquered your own pizza dough then you’re well aware that the dough is worlds apart from any pizza or bread dough you used in the past. Since there is no gluten in the dough, the elasticity is also missing. This makes rolling out the dough and manipulating it into a Stromboli or calzone was extremely difficult if not impossible.

Mission Accomplished

The whole key to being able to roll up a gluten free Stromboli is to use the help of a few sheets of plastic wrap. If the dough is rolled out between sheets of plastic wrap you are able to get a thin even layer of dough. Once the top layer of plastic is removed the Stromboli can be topped and rolled up using the bottom sheet of plastic wrap. The short video tutorial at the end of this article gives a complete tutorial on both a ham and cheese stromboli and a pepperoni calzone.


PIZZA Making Supplies

The Simple Dough


As far as the dough itself, sadly your days of going to a local pizza shop and asking for a ball of dough are over. And the pizza dough recipe on the gluten free Bisquick box won’t work for this either. Luckily there is a very simple recipe that uses gluten free Bisquick but results in a workable dough. Instead of having a thick batter consistency this dough has more of a play-dough feel.

The recipe involves combining equal parts of Greek yogurt and gluten free Bisquick. For each cup of Bisquick used add one tablespoon of oil. I usually use olive oil and sometimes add a tablespoon of grated cheese to add to the flavor. The dough recipe and preparation are also covered in the video tutorial.

The ingredients to make one Stromboli or two calzones are:

7oz of Greek yogurt, combined with 7 oz of gluten free Bisquick and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. I like to use the rinsed and dried yogurt container as my measuring cup for the gf Bisquick. If you try this, be sure to fill the container with the baking mix only to the level where the yogurt had been.

I hope these tips help you enjoy a few of your old favorites again. The video tutorial will probably answer any questions you might still have. After watching the video if you still feel unclear about some part of the process be sure to leave your inquires in the comments section below.

Video Tutorial - Gluten Free Stromboli and Calzone

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      EZ Gluten Free 

      4 years ago

      I've never tried to freeze it so I'm not sure. I have frozen the finished stromboli and that works well. If I try the dough, I'll come back and update with another comment.

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      Jenny 

      4 years ago

      I forgot to ask if this dough freezes well.

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      4 years ago

      I'm glad you liked it Jenny. :)

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      Jenny 

      4 years ago

      I just plated this..and its gone, lol thanks for posting this!

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      4 years ago

      I tried it with plain yogurt myself and increased the flour and the dough wasn't quite right. You might try straining the yogurt through a cheesecloth overnight to get the liquid out.

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      elby 

      4 years ago

      I am not able to get Greek yogurt where I live....is it possible to make this with regular plain yogurt? I tried one recipe and it was more like cake batter than play dough. Any suggestions?

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      Hakenjos@hotmail.com 

      5 years ago

      Pamela's Product baking mix may work too. It is gluten free and I use it for almost every thing calling for flour! It is delicious.

      I can hardly wait to try this to make calzones.

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      Norma A. Lopez 

      5 years ago from Penitas , Texas

      I really like this recipe is practically almost egg free and looks delicious !

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      5 years ago

      Thanks Renee, I appreciate the kind words.

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      renee21 

      5 years ago

      The pictures look really yummy! I love pizza, calzones, and stromboli!

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      IntegrityYes 

      6 years ago

      I appreciate you,Anne. You are very welcome.

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      6 years ago

      Thanks so much Orion. Your support is much appreciated.

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      IntegrityYes 

      6 years ago

      Yummy! HAH-HAH! That is so wonderful,Anne. I voted up.

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      6 years ago

      I hope you enjoy the recipes.

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      hlescalada 

      6 years ago from Boston

      Thanks for the help. I've been struggling with being gluten free, and I really, really do miss pizza!

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      6 years ago

      You're welcome. I hope you enjoy them.

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      seekingpeace91 

      6 years ago

      I've just recently gone gluten-free and can't wait to try these! Thanks for the info!

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      Rosa Marchisella 

      6 years ago from Canada

      Cool! Thanks for the tip :-)

    • EZ Gluten Free profile imageAUTHOR

      EZ Gluten Free 

      6 years ago

      If you can't find gluten free Bisquick you can use gluten free self rising flour. But if the all purpose blend doesn't contain Xanthan gum be sure to add it to the mix.

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      Rosa Marchisella 

      6 years ago from Canada

      .... *sigh* ... I really DO miss strombolis and pizza. I'll have to see if I can find that GF Bisquick.

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