Two-Cheese Calzones

These family-friendly calzones are sure to be a hit! Dinner will be on the table in 45 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1/4
cup ricotta cheese
4
mozzarella cheese sticks, diced
1 1/2
cups marinara sauce

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Starting at center, press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle. Cut into six (5-inch) squares. Spread 2 teaspoons ricotta cheese onto half of each square to within 1/2 inch of edges; top each with 2 tablespoons diced cheese sticks and 1 tablespoon marinara sauce. Fold dough in half over filling; press edges firmly with fork to seal.
  • 3 Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining marinara sauce over medium heat until warm. Serve with calzones.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll dough onto cookie sheet. Starting at center, press out dough to 15x10-inch rectangle. Cut into six (5-inch) squares. Spread 2 teaspoons ricotta cheese onto half of each square to within 1/2 inch of edges; top each with 2 tablespoons diced cheese sticks and 1 tablespoon marinara sauce. Fold dough in half over filling; press edges firmly with fork to seal.
  • 3 Bake about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining marinara sauce over medium heat until warm. Serve with calzones.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Round out dinner with an Italian-inspired salad. It will pair perfectly with these gooey calzones.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Calzone
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.