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Pizza Recipe : Cheese Calzone

Cheese calzone
Pizza : Cheese Calzone - Info
Category Toppings
Servings 12'' Pizza (2-4)
Preparation 75 Minutes
Cooking Time 10-12 Minutes
Difficulty Easy-Medium


Ingredients Required

  • NY Style Pizza Dough
  • 1 lb. ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


Step by Step Procedure

  1. Preheat oven to 500F.
  2. Take a 6 oz. dough ball and place on floured surface. Spread, with finger tips, to a 6 inch circle.
  3. Place 2/3 cup cheese mix on one side and fold over other side. Seal with finger tips making sure no cheese mixture is in the seal. Pinch the edge to assure a tight seal.
  4. Pat calzone to even filling inside.
  5. Check seal again for leaks. Repeat with the others.
  6. Place calzones on a lightly greased baking sheet or pizza stone.
  7. Cut a 1 inch slit in the top of each for venting while baking.
  8. Place in center of oven and bake for 10−12 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Serve with your favorite tomato sauce, warmed, either on top or on the side for dipping.


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