How to Make Calzones

on December 19 | in Main Dish, Recipes | by | with No Comments

Follow this recipe on how to make calzones to enjoy a great alternative from pizza. Be creative and have fun by personalizing your calzone with different fillings.  Pepperoni, sausage, peppers, salami, ham and mushrooms may be added to your liking.


  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Total time to cook: 15 minutes
  • Level of Difficulty: Medium 
  • Serving Size: 4 servings


  • 1 lb. prepared pizza dough
  • 1 lb. whole milk ricotta
  • 1 lb. mozzarella
  • 8 oz. sliced boiled ham
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  • Pre-heat oven to 375-395 degrees.
  • Prepare a clean floured surface.
  • Roll dough out onto floured surface and cut into four equal pieces.
  • Add 1/4 lb. of ricotta, and 1/4 lb. of mozzarella to each piece of dough.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add one-two slices of ham to each piece. (Optional)
  • Fold dough over and seal dough.
  • Oil top of each calzone and cut 1-2 air pockets on top of each calzone.
  • Place calzones into oiled baking pan.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Serve tomato sauce on the side, for dipping purposes.

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