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Feb 13, 2014 04:33 PM

Aldi pizza-- uncured pepperoni

This was a pie suited to my taste. One of the best frozen pizzas I have had. Thin crust with a high toppings to crust ratio,. This is called >>>
"Uncured Pepperoni"
"Thin and crispy pizza"

I added sprinkled diced onion and red pepper on before cooking in toaster over for 25 minutes. I cut it in half and cooked one half then the other.

It really did come out crispy!

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  1. We haven't tried it... but we like the fresh sausage pizza from Aldis.

    1. I wonder how they make pepperoni without curing it. It's gotta be cured somehow...

      7 Replies
      1. re: Tripeler

        "In the United States, meat products are regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA defines uncured to indicate products that have not been preserved by adding sodium nitrite, sodium nitrate or a salt cure. So when you see uncured on the label, the label is informing you that the product does not contain added sodium nitrate or sodium nitrite."

        Uncured sausages, hot dogs and salamis are usually sold in the freezer section, as refrigerated need the salt

          1. re: bagelman01

            If you check the label most all of these "uncured" usually cured products contain celery juice or powder which is high in nitrates.

            If you see this as an ingredient just know that is is really cured with nitrates. Just nitrates from a "natural" source

          2. re: Tripeler

            Why not call it a raw sausage, that's what it is.

            1. re: treb

              From what I understand, it could be cooked or smoked, as well as raw.

              1. re: INDIANRIVERFL

                I would have thought uncured meant raw.

              2. re: treb

                Because it isn't raw. Ojne can cure by smoking, cooking or even drying in a controlled atmosphere without salt but under refrigeration.

            2. I'm really liking this new Simply Nature line at Aldi.