·3 eggs, lightly beaten
·1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
·1 cup grated parmesan cheese
·3 teaspoons italian seasoning
·2 pounds ground beef
·3 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed
·3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
·1 egg white, lightly beaten
·additional italian seasoning
·1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce, warmed
How to Make Meatball Calzones
- In a large bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.
Place meatballs on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Reduce heat to 350*.
On a floured surface, roll each portion of dough into an 18-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Spoon a third of the meatballs,sauce, and mozzarella cheese down the center of each rectangle. Fold dough over filling; press edges firmly to seal.
Place seam side down on greased baking sheets. Brush tops with egg white; sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Let stand for 15-30 minutes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 3 calzones (4 servings each).