Quick Calzones

8
Easy
Lunch

Characteristics

Without nuts Without peanuts

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

440
Calories
16 g
Protein
32 g
Carbs
1 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 8
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 440
  • Lipides 28 g
    • Saturated fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium  1170 mg
  • Carbs 32 g
    • fiber  1 g
    • Sugar  8 g
  • Protein 16 g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) refrigerated Crescent Roll Dough
  • Compliments Unbleached Flour
  • 1 cup Finely Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 
  2. In a 12-inch nonstick frying pan, combine sausage and onion over medium high heat. Stir often, breaking up meat into bite-sized pieces, until well browned, 5-7 minutes. Drain off and discard fat.
  3. Add drained tomatoes to pan and mix well.
  4. Open packages of dough; separate dough into individual pieces. For each calzone, gently knead 2 pieces of dough together (you will have 8 sections of dough total). On a lightly floured board with a rolling pin, roll each piece of dough out into a 7-inch round. 
  5. Spoon 1/8 of the sausage mixture onto each round. Top each with 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold dough over filling and bring edges together; pinch edges tightly together to seal.
  6. Transfer filled dough to a baking sheet. Bake until calzone are golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve hot.

Healthier Alternative: For a lower fat alternative, use Reduced Fat Crescent Roll Dough, turkey Italian sausage, and 2% Milk Mozzarella.

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