Food And Drink Recipes

So much goodness and so easy to make with 3 ingredients!

Hello, my dear readers! Today, I’m excited to share a simple yet delightful recipe: Ham & Cheese Roll Ups, with the unique twist of using pizza dough. In the world of culinary delights, sometimes we crave the comfort of uncomplicated yet satisfying dishes. This recipe is a perfect example, combining the classic ham and cheese sandwich with the playful nature of finger food. Ideal for those busy evenings when you yearn for something homemade, or for casual gatherings where you aim to delight without the fuss.

When considering pairings for these Ham & Cheese Roll Ups, choose sides that complement their rich, savory flavor. A light, crisp green salad with vinaigrette or a cup of warm tomato soup for dipping are excellent choices. For something more substantial, roasted root vegetables or your favorite slaw would be delightful accompaniments.

Ham & Cheese Roll Ups Recipe

Servings: About 12 roll-ups

Ingredients

1 pound pizza dough (homemade or store-bought)

12 slices smoked ham (thinly sliced)

1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

On a floured surface, roll out the pizza dough into a 1/4-inch-thick rectangle.

Lay the ham slices over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.

Evenly spread the shredded cheese over the ham.

Roll the dough tightly from a long edge, as you would a jelly roll.

Cut the log into 1-inch sections and place them on the baking sheet.

Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.

Let cool slightly before serving.

Variations & Tips:

Add red pepper flakes or hot sauce to the cheese for a spicy kick.

Experiment with different cheeses like Gruyere, Swiss, or smoked provolone.

For a vegetarian version, use sautéed spinach and mushrooms (drained of moisture) instead of ham.

Brush the tops with melted butter and garlic powder before baking for extra indulgence.

Let the dough rest at room temperature for easier handling.

Feel free to customize these roll-ups with your favorite ingredients, keeping in mind not to overstuff them. Enjoy the process and the delicious result of this simple, yet delightful dish!

ENJOY!

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