Calzones with Pasta Sauce

Southern Living
4 servings


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1 cup small-curd cottage cheese
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (3.5-ounce) package pepperoni slices, chopped *
4 Monterey Jack cheese slices, chopped
2 (10-ounce) cans refrigerated pizza crusts


Stir together first 5 ingredients until blended. Stir in pepperoni and chopped cheese slices.

Divide each pizza crust into 2 portions. Roll each dough portion into a 7-inch circle.

Spoon 1/2 cup cottage cheese mixture in center of each circle. Fold dough over filling, pressing edges to seal; place on a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Prick dough several times with a fork.

Bake at 375° for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve calzones with warm Pasta Sauce.

* Chopped cooked ham may be substituted for pepperoni slices.

Created date

December 2001