Muffuletta Pizza Buns

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 30 min

Total Time: 55 min

Servings: 6


  • 1 tsp Filippo Berio Extra Light Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Filippo Berio Sundried Tomato Pesto
  • 1 ball (700 g) pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 cup pickled hot pepper rings (optional)
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 12 slices mild or spicy Italian salami
  • 10 slices mild or spicy capicollo
  • 10 slices mortadella
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


    • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease 11- x 8-inch baking dish with olive oil; set aside.
    • On lightly floured surface, roll out dough into 18- x 12-inch rectangle. Spread with pesto, leaving small border all around. Scatter roasted red pepper, and pickled peppers (if using) over pesto.
    • Arrange provolone, salami, capicollo, mortadella and mozzarella over top, overlapping or spreading out as needed to cover evenly. Starting from one long side, roll up like a jelly roll to enclose filling.
    • Beat egg with 1 tbsp water; brush all over dough, rolling as needed to cover completely. Sprinkle all over with sesame seeds. Trim ends to make clean edges, discarding scraps. Cut log into 6 buns. Arrange buns, cut side up, in prepared dish.
    • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until puffed and golden brown; let cool in pan for 5 minutes. Serve warm or let cool completely and serve at room temperature.

    Tip: Serve with warm pizza sauce for dipping if desired.