Blue Ribbon Recipe
Score! This recipe is full of cheesy goodness and is a terrific shortcut to a savory Italian dinner. Dip in marinara sauce for an added kick!
Note: We added some of the cheese to the drained, cooled meat prior to filling the dough. It added extra gooeyness that was just delightful. The Test Kitchen
1 pkg16.oz hot roll mix
1 1/4 chot water
2 Tbspcanola oil
1 1/4 lbspicy italian sausage
3/4 cpizza sauce
4 cshredded mozzarella cheese
2 Tbspmelted butter
1/2 tspminced garlic
1/4 cfresh grated parmesan cheese
·thin sliced mozzarella strips for lacing design
How to Make TOUCHDOWN CALZONES
- preheat oven to 375* brown sausage, until browned, drain and set aside.
- mix hot roll mix according to pkg, for pizza dough, roll into 8 pieces. roll each piece into an oval shape. place about 1/3 cup sausage mixture on each, place about a tablspoon of pizza sauce on each. bring up dough edges and pich together to seal, place on pan seam side up, flatten slightly, to form football shape.
- let rise about 25 min. bake in oven for 20 min. while still hot brush with melted butter and minced garlic, sprinkle with grated parmesan, and place mozzarella strips, on top to form lace design.. place back in oven just till slightly melted, let set about 5 min. and serve