onion and pepper calzones

★★★★★ 2
By Angela Pietrantonio
from Woonsocket, RI

These tasty small calzone's are perfect for a summer crowd! My kids and family love these to munch on! Recipe Source~ Italian Country Cooking

★★★★★ 2
serves 10 small
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For onion and pepper calzones

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried basil leaves
  • 1/8 tsp
    dried oregano leaves
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 can
    (12 ounces) country biscuits (10 biscuits)
  • 1/4 c
    (1 ounce) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c
    prepared pizza sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make onion and pepper calzones

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400*F. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add salt, Basil, oregano and black pepper; stir to combine. Cool slightly.
  • 2
    While onion mixture is cooling, flatten biscuits into 3 1/2 inch circles about 1/8 inch thick using palm of hand.
  • 3
    Stir mozzarella cheese into onion mixture; spoon 1 teaspoonful onto each biscuit. Fold biscuits in half, covering filling. Press edges with tines of for to seal; transfer to baking sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. While calzones are baking, place pizza sauce in small microwavable bowl. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes or until hot.
  • 5
    To serve, spoon pizza sauce and Parmesan cheese evenly over each calzone. Serve immediately. 5 points per calzone
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