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Zesty Calzone Recipe

Zesty Calzone Recipe

This family-friendly calzone is great when you need a quick weekend lunch, but it’s also perfect when you’re watching the big game on TV. —Mary Ann Saam, Cridersville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 thin slices deli ham
  • 8 thin slices hard salami
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°. In a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan, pat dough into a 13x8-in. rectangle. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese to within 1/2 in. of edges.
  • 2. On half of the dough, layer the ham, salami, onion, green pepper and tomato to within 1 in. of edges. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Fold dough over filling; pinch edges to seal. Cut slits in top.
  • 3. Bake 20-22 minutes or golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut into four pieces. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 474 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 1,659 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein.