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Crescent Calzones

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Yield 4 Servings

 

These calzone sandwiches are made with refrigerated crescent dinner rolls packed with ground meat, cheese, bell pepper and pizza sauce, served warm right from the oven.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian pork sausage or ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 egg, beaten

Nutrition Information

  • calories 370
  • caloriesfromfat 210
  • fat 24 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • cholesterol 85 mg
  • sodium 800 mg
  • carbohydrate 25 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • sugars 6 g
  • protein 15 g
  • calcium 10 %
  • iron 15 %

How to Make It

  1. Step 1:  Heat oven to 375°F.  Grease or spray cookie sheet.  In 10 inch skillet, cook sausage and garlic over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.  Stir in bell pepper.

  2. Step 2:  On cookie sheet, unroll dough and separate into 4 rectangles; press each into 7x4 inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal.  Spread 1 tablespoon sauce on half of each rectangle to within 1 inch of edge.  Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over sauce; top with one-forth of sausage mixture.  Fold dough over filling; firmly press edges with fork to seal.  Brush top of each with egg.  With fork, prick top of each to allow steam to escape.

  3. Step 3:  Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Immediately remove from cookie sheet.  Serve warm.