Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Ever since I found this recipe, I've been thinking of ways to use it. Calzones are something Stephen and I have always loved, so I thought I would give them a try. All we did was let the pizza dough rise, divided it into four balls and rolled each into circles. Then we placed the ingredients on one side of each circle, folded the top over and crimped the edges. They were so easy to make! We stuffed ours with ricotta, mozzarella and pepperoni, but really the options are endless.

Calzones (makes 4)
1 dough recipe, found here
2 tbsp. butter
4 tsp. parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. salt
--desired stuffings--

1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Prepare baking surface by dusting lightly with flour or cornmeal.
2. Follow dough directions up until shaping. Divide into 4 balls and make (4) 8"-10"circles.
3. Place ingredients on one side of each circle. Divide seasonings evenly and sprinkle over each.
4. Fold the top over each and crimp the edges by pinching and folding over. Optional: cut 2-3 small slits on the top to prevent bubbles. Place on prepared surface and bake for 10-12 minutes (watch to make sure the tops don't burn). 
5. Remove from oven when golden brown. Brush with butter and sprinkle with parmesan. Cool for 3-5 minutes before serving.
Stephen + Natalie | Makes approximately 4-6 calzones


  1. These look delicious! I need to make some!

  2. These look so yummy!

    Mrs. Delightful

  3. These look great! Just looking at the photo make me hungry

  4. This calzone looks WONDERFUL! I'm your newest follower, what a great blog you have!

  5. Your photo is amazing and I love calzones!

  6. Yum! It sounds pretty easy too. I'm going to be trying this out this weekend! I'd love for you to link up at my party... Thanks for sharing the great recipe... I just pinned it.

  7. This really doesn't seem too hard. I aways thought they would be much more complicated to make. Thanks for sharing this on foodie friday.


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