Whole Wheat Italian Sausage Calzones

cindy sandberg


Frozen bread dough makes this recipe quick and easy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
30 Min


  • 1
    loaf frozen whole wheat bread dough, thawed
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced red or green bell peppers
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 c
    pizza sauce
  • 1 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1
  • 3/4 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Whole Wheat Italian Sausage Calzones


  1. Crumble sausage and add to skillet. Add sliced peppers and onions. Brown until meat is done and veggies are starting to get tender. Stir in pizza sauce. Reduce heat to low and cover until ready to use.
  2. Combine ricotta and parmesan cheeses, egg, garlic powder and basil.
  3. Divide thawed dough into 4 pieces. Roll each piece into a 6 in. circle.
  4. Spread each dough round with cheese mixture. Top with sausage mixture and sprinkle with mozzarella. Fold dough over filling and seal edges.
  5. Bake at 350 for 20-30 min. until golden brown.

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About Whole Wheat Italian Sausage Calzones

Course/Dish: Pork, Pizza

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