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Calzones with Pasta Sauce

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 2 cups Pasta Sauce, thawed

How to Make It

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

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

  3. 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.

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

  5. * Chopped cooked ham may be substituted for pepperoni slices.