Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Basic Calzones the kids love. Use your imagination, change filling to your liking, easy for frige cleanout, use whatever you have around. From B H & G

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cook ground beef, mushrooms, and green pepper in a medium frypan till meat is no longer pink, drain.
  3. Stir in the mozzarella cheese and the 1/3 cup pizza sauce.
  4. Unroll pizza dough.
  5. Roll or stretch dough into a 10 x 15 inch rectangle.
  6. Cut dough into 6- 5 inch squares.
  7. Spoon some of the meat mixture onto one-half of each square.
  8. Brush dough edges with water.
  9. Lift a corner and stretch dough over meat mixture to opposite corner.
  10. Seal the edges by pressing with the tines of a fork.
  11. Place calzones on a greased baking sheet.
  12. Prick tops with a fork to allow steam to escape.
  13. Brush with the milk.
  14. If desired, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  15. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till golden brown.
  16. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  17. If desired, serve with warmed pizza sauce.
Most Helpful

I didnt care for this , the calzones turned out very soggy. Im will not make this again and it also seemed that it would not make a great item to pack in a lunch box due to its sogginess.

mootzmom August 19, 2008

We really liked this. I was browsing trying to find something that would be good for after school snacks. This is perfect.

primrose August 29, 2007

Very good! I basically followed the recipe, adding in some diced pepperoni & minced onions, and leaving out the green peppers. Next time I might add some seasonings to the crust, or maybe use homemade, as it was a bit bland- but that obviously will depend on what brand of premade crust you buy. I didn't think the baking time seemed long enough, but it actually was- mine were done in nine minutes. Three adults and one preschooler all enjoyed these- thanks for sharing!

AmyMCGS August 29, 2007