Spicy Sausage Calzones

Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

My oldest daughter inspired me to try Calzones after she made some for her family.

We like ours spicier then they do, and so I came up with this version using Owens HOT pork sausage. They are my husband's favorite meal!

You could substitute, hamburger meat, mild pork sausage or Italian sausage.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
pork sausage, hot
8 oz
pizza sauce
1 jar(s)
mushrooms, sliced
1 medium
onion, chopped
8 oz
shredded mozzerella
1 large
pizza dough, unbaked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Begin by sauteing your onions in skillet. Add 1 lb. of ground pork sausage to skillet and cook until done.
2
Pour a jar of Ragu pizza sauce & a 4.5 oz. jar of sliced, drained mushrooms to a bowl.
3
Add meat and onion mixture to the sauce mixture. Stir thoroughly.
4
Divide large pizza dough (store bought or homemade) into six balls. On floured countertop or board roll out one ball at a time to an 8 or 9 inch circle.
5
Fill 1/2 of circle with meat/sauce mixture and top with mozzerella cheese.
6
Moisten edge of pizza dough circle and fold over in half and crimp.
7
Spray a large cookie sheet with non-stick spray and place first completed calzone on sheet. Repeat steps 4-6 with remaining dough balls.
8
Once all 6 lge. calzones on complete, whisk 2 eggs whites in a bowl. Using a pastry brush, "paint" your calzones with egg white and bake in an oven at 350 degrees for appox. 30 minutes. (Egg white will help them to brown).