Meatball Calzones

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Debra Russell

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@talktorussell

OMG! This is the best thing that I have ever tasted. My kids dont care for meatballs but they were asking for seconds.My kitchen smelled like an Italian resturant. This will be cooked in my kitchen again.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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    3 eggs, lightly beaten
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    1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
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    1 cup grated parmesan cheese
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    3 teaspoons italian seasoning
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    2 pounds ground beef
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    3 loaves (1 pound each) frozen bread dough, thawed
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    3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
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    1 egg white, lightly beaten
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    additional italian seasoning
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    1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce, warmed

How to Make Meatball Calzones

Step-by-Step

  1. 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).

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About Meatball Calzones

Course/Dish: Beef Pizza
Regional Style: Italian



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