Easy Calzones

Recipe by Kimke
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 1
    cup cheese (mozzarella, cheddar, swiss, your choice)
  • 14
    teaspoon oregano
  • 3
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1
    lb pizza dough, prepared fresh or tube of purchased
  • Other fillings that you desire
  • bell peppers or olive (etc)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line large colander with coffee filters or cheesecloth and place in large bowl.
  • Add ricotta cheese, drain 30 minutes.
  • This step can be skipped although it may cause your calzone to be a bit moist and watery in the middle.
  • Mix ricotta in bowl with other cheese (s), organo, garlic, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place dough onto lightly floured surface.
  • Divide into 2 or 4 pieces depending on how big you want your calzones.
  • Shape each into ball into a circle.
  • Divide and spread cheese mixture on the dough.
  • Divide other fillings and place on top of cheeses.
  • Fold circles in half and press edges with tines of a fork.
  • Arrange calzones on pizza stone or pan.
  • Prick top with fork.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Serve with side of pizza sauce.
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