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Party-Sized Sausage Calzones

 Party-Sized Sausage Calzones
Brought to you by Johnsonville® Sausage
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville® Italian Hot Sausage Links
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce, divided

Directions

  • Cook sausage links according to package directions; drain, cut into
  • 1/4 –inch slices and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine mozzarella, ricotta, egg, parsley and
  • seasonings.
  • On a lightly floured surface, cut dough in half. Roll each into a
  • 12-inch circle.
  • On two parchment-lined baking sheets, carefully place one dough round
  • on each baking sheet. Spoon 1/2 cup of pizza sauce, half the cheese
  • mixture and half of the sausage slices onto the lower half of each
  • dough round, keep the outer 1/2 -inch edge of dough free of

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Party-Sized Sausage Calzones (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • ingredients.
  • With a pastry brush, moisten the outer 1/2 -inch of each dough round
  • with water. Fold dough over filling and crimp edges firmly to seal.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cut each Calzone in half and serve with remaining pizza sauce. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.