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Easy Italian Pizza Calzones

Easy Italian Pizza Calzones created by CookingONTheSide

Not really a traditional calzone, as there is no ricotta cheese or pizza dough in this recipe, but a quick and easy dinner idea, nonetheless. Adapted from menus4moms.com.

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In large skillet, brown and crumble sausage, pour off fat.
  • Add 3/4 cup pasta sauce, mushrooms, green pepper and onion.
  • Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, unroll crescent dough and separate into 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations together and flatten slightly.
  • In a small bowl mix egg and water, brush on dough edges.
  • Stir cheese into meat mixture.
  • Spoon equal amounts of meat mixture onto half of each rectangle to within 1/2 inch of edges. Fold dough over filling. Press to seal edges. Arrange on baking sheet; brush with egg mixture.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Heat remaining pasta sauce; serve with calzones.
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"Not really a traditional calzone, as there is no ricotta cheese or pizza dough in this recipe, but a quick and easy dinner idea, nonetheless. Adapted from menus4moms.com."
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  1. CookingONTheSide
    These are very simple and made a great weeknight dinner! I made them with everything except the optional mushrooms. I love the crescent dinner rolls with this. Thanks for sharing!
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  2. CookingONTheSide
    Easy Italian Pizza Calzones Created by CookingONTheSide
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  3. CookingONTheSide
    Easy Italian Pizza Calzones Created by CookingONTheSide
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  4. Karen..
    Not really a traditional calzone, as there is no ricotta cheese or pizza dough in this recipe, but a quick and easy dinner idea, nonetheless. Adapted from menus4moms.com.
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