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These easy beef calzones start with canned refrigerated pizza crust dough and are filled with ground beef, pepperoni, and two types of cheese.

Recipe by Southern Living April 1997

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Credit: Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson

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Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut pepperoni slices in half, and set aside.

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  • Cook ground beef, onion, and garlic in a large skillet, stirring until beef crumbles; drain.

  • Stir in tomato paste and next 3 ingredients; cook, stirring often, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in pepperoni and cheeses.

  • Combine egg and milk, stirring well; set aside.

  • Unroll pizza crusts; cut each into 4 squares. Spoon 1/3 cup ground beef mixture onto each square, leaving a 1-inch border around edges; brush borders lightly with egg mixture. Fold in half diagonally, and press edges together to seal. Place on lightly greased baking sheets; brush tops of calzones with egg mixture.

  • Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

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