Sausage and roasted pepper calzone

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Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

This dish has a distinctive Italian flavor to it. Dad loved sausage and peppers. Mom cooked them all the time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Ingredients

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    1 lb bulk sweet italian sausage
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    1/2 cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
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    1 clove garlic, finely chopped
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    1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
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    1/4 teaspoon italian seasoning
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    1/4 teaspoon pepper
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    2 eggs
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    1/3 cup ricotta cheese
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    8 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes (2 cups)
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    1 jar (7 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained, chopped
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    1/4 cup pine nuts
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    1 box pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

How to Make Sausage and roasted pepper calzone

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400┬░F. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, mix sausage, onions and garlic; cook and stir over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in basil, Italian seasoning and pepper
  2. In small bowl, beat eggs. Measure out and reserve 1 1/2 tablespoons egg. Add ricotta cheese to remaining eggs; mix well. Stir into sausage mixture. Add mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers and 3 tablespoons of the pine nuts; mix well.
  3. Unroll 1 pie crust on end of large ungreased cookie sheet with about 1/3 of crust extending over edge. Spoon half of sausage mixture over half of crust on cookie sheet, leaving about 1-inch border and mounding filling toward center. Fold pie crust half over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Cut four 1-inch slits in top of crust. Repeat with second crust and remaining filling at opposite end of cookie sheet. Brush calzones with reserved 1 1/2 tablespoons egg. Sprinkle with remaining pine nuts.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until crust is golden brown. To serve, cut each calzone into 3 wedges.

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About Sausage and roasted pepper calzone

Course/Dish: Pork, Roasts, Pizza




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