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Ways To Use Store-Bought Pizza Dough

Posted by TheLeanGreenBean
March 07, 2017
Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough?
Here are some ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

by, Lindsay Livingston, RD (The Lean Green Bean)
Photo Credit: Regan Jones, RD

I love cooking and have always been a fan of making things from scratch. There are a lot of products out there that can easily be made at home with just a few ingredients. I often make my own bread, crackers, broth, etc and encourage others to do the same.

However I'm also a realist. I'm a busy mom with two young kids and I know that no matter how hard I try, there's just not always enough time to make everything from scratch. So there are some things that I typically end up buying pre-made and pizza dough is one of them. 

Most dough recipes are basic and made with simple ingredients and there's no shame in letting someone else go through the process of kneading the dough, letting it rise, etc for you. 

While I love grabbing some store-bought dough and whipping up one of our favorite pizzas, I learned a couple of years ago that the same pre-made dough can also be used as a shortcut to make some other tasty treats - everything from breakfast rolls to stromboli.

Here are a few recipes on my must-try list!

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Impress your kids (or some out of town guests) with this fun twist on cinnamon rolls!
Wild Blueberry Breakfast Rolls via Healthy Aperture

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Serve up these pizza rolls for a party appetizer everyone will love!
Pesto Chicken Pizza Rolls via The Lean Green Bean

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Try something new on pizza night and make a stromboli instead.
5 Ingredient Whole Wheat Stromboli via The Skinny Fork

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Serve these kid-friendly artichoke pockets for a quick weeknight dinner.
Easy Artichoke Pockets via Healthy Aperture

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

These twists made a fun dinner side dish.
Pizza Dough Twists via My Ginger Garlic Kitchen

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Serve these simple calzones to add more veggies to dinner. 
Spicy Chicken Sausage & Spinach Calzones via The Little Epicurean

Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Make a batch of calzones ahead of time and reheat them throughout the week.
Turkey Sausage & Kale Calzones via Becky's Best Bites

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Looking for ways to use store-bought pizza dough? Here are some easy ideas that go beyond traditional pizza.

Store-bought pizza dough is for more than just pizza! Here are 7 other easy recipes to try. via @healthyaperture

TheLeanGreenBean

TheLeanGreenBean
Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian from Columbus, OH. She works in Nutrition Communications and is the author of the healthy living blog, The Lean Green Bean. She and her husband are parents to a wild and crazy 17 month old boy and they also own a CrossFit gym!
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