Italian Sausage Calzones




4 lbs sweet onions, fine dice

1 qt red peppers, seeded & fine dice

1 tbsp minced garlic

2 lbs Mozzarella, grated

2 lbs whole milk Ricotta

1/4 c dried oregano leaves

Salt and black pepper To Taste

36 7-inch presheeted pizza dough rounds, thawed

6 oz TURKEY PEPPERONI, thin slice

Flavored olive oil As needed

Marinara sauce, warmed As needed



Over medium heat, sauté sausage until cooked through, breaking it up into small pieces with spoon; drain well.

With 2 tablespoons of pan drippings, sauté onions, peppers and garlic until tender.

Mix together cheeses and oregano. Add sausage and vegetables to cheeses. Adjust seasonings as required.

Spread #8 scoop (1/2 cup) of sausage filling on ½ of each dough round, leaving ¾-inch border. Cover with 3 pepperoni slices.

Brush edges of dough with water. Fold rounds turnover-style; trim, roll and seal. Make one-inch vent slits with knife tip.

Brush lightly with olive oil.

Bake on prepared sheet pans in a preheated 400 degree F oven until done, about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve with warm Marinara sauce.

Nutrition Facts

645 Total Calories

25 g Total Fat

35 % Daily Total Fat

52 g Cholesterol

1559 mg Sodium

80 g Total Carbohydrates

26 g Protein