Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes




You Need to Try This Easy Calzones Recipe

Easy Dinner Calzones

You Need to Try This Easy Calzones Recipe

Do you want to make calzones but worry that it will be too hard? No need to worry! This calzone recipe is incredibly easy. Any cook, whether novice or pro, can make it with ease. You should be able to finish this recipe fairly quickly, allowing you to get dinner on the table as quickly as possible.

With this recipe on hand, you won't feel the urge to order calzones during the week. Even on a busy night, this recipe can be prepared with ease. Giving your family a homemade meal is always better than ordering out, both for your health and your wallet.

Of course, this recipe isn't going to be winning any “healthiest meal” awards, but whenever you make something from scratch you have complete control over what goes into it. You can source your ingredients however you wish, and substitute them as you please.

If you'd rather have pepperoni or sausage instead of beef, you can definitely go that route. Or, remove the meat entirely for a vegetarian option. The customizability of this calzone recipe is part of what makes it so great. Take some time to experiment and come up with a filling that you and your family love!

Easy Dinner Calzones


3/4 pound ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups pizza sauce, divided
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 (11 -ounce) can refrigerated French bread loaf
4 (1 -ounce) mozzarella cheese slices
Nonstick cooking spray
Grated Parmesan cheese



1. Cook ground beef, onion, and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat until ground beef is no longer pink. Drain and return to skillet.

2. Stir in 1 cup of the pizza sauce and the Italian seasoning.

3. Preheat the oven to 400°.

4. Unroll the French bread loaf onto a lightly floured surface. With a lightly floured rolling pin, roll dough into a 16″ square.

5. Cut into 4 squares. Transfer dough squares to a lightly greased baking sheet.

6. Spoon ground beef mixture evenly into center of each square.

7. Top each square with a slice of mozzarella cheese.

8. Fold dough over mixture to form a triangle, pressing edges to seal. Coat triangles with cooking spray and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

9. Bake at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned. Serve with remaining warmed pizza sauce as topping or for dipping and a tossed salad. Makes 4 servings.

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