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Fast and Easy Calzones |

Fast and Easy Calzones


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  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp oil (I use canola or olive oil)
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 Tbsp yeast
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup of cooked meat ( I used one 4 oz pkg of Hormel Pizza Toppings Italian Sausage Crumbles)
  • fresh or died herbs to taste (I mixed in some fresh basil)
  • cornmeal
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • marinara or pizza sauce to serve with


  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, combine the honey, oil, water, yeast, and garlic salt together. Then mix in the flour. Once mixed knead the dough for a minute or two.
  3. Divide dough into 6 easy pieces. Roll each ball out into and 8 inch circle using extra flour if needed.
  4. In a bowl, combine the ricotta, mozzarella, meat, and herbs.
  5. Take 1/2 cup of filling and place on half of each rolled out 8 inch round of dough.
  6. Fold other half of dough over each round and seal seams.
  7. Dust cookie sheet with corn meal and place calzones on cookie sheet.
  8. Brush tops of calzones with olive oil and sprinkle each with 1 Tbsp of the Parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake at 475 for 10 to 12 minutes. until golden. Allow to set for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with marinara or pizza sauce for dipping. Serves 6.
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