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Aldi pizza-- uncured pepperoni

lastZZ Feb 13, 2014 04:33 PM

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!

  1. Kajikit Feb 14, 2014 01:06 PM

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

    1. Tripeler Feb 14, 2014 06:49 PM

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

      7 Replies
      1. re: Tripeler
        bagelman01 Feb 15, 2014 09:15 AM

        "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
          Tripeler Feb 15, 2014 05:00 PM

          Thanks for the clarification.

          1. re: bagelman01
            scubadoo97 Feb 27, 2014 06:28 PM

            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
            treb Feb 16, 2014 08:35 AM

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

            1. re: treb
              INDIANRIVERFL Feb 16, 2014 10:01 AM

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

              1. re: INDIANRIVERFL
                treb Feb 16, 2014 01:06 PM

                I would have thought uncured meant raw.

              2. re: treb
                bagelman01 Feb 16, 2014 01:32 PM

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

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              Leepa Feb 14, 2014 07:05 PM

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

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