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Sausage And Cheese Calzone

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  Traditional pizza dough/1 pound frozen bread dough, defrosted 1 Pound
  Cornmeal 2 Tablespoon
  Sweet italian sausages/Hot italian sausages 1 Pound (About 4 Links)
  Marinara sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs), homemade or jarred (Plus More, If Desired)
  Hot pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crushed fennel seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated mozzarella 6 Ounce, grated (1 1/2 Cups)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Divide pizza dough in half and roll into two 8-inch circles. Sprinkle cornmeal over large baking sheet.
2. Remove sausages from casings. Crumble uncooked sausage meat into a medium saucepan and cook, stirring, over medium heat until no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Stir in 1 cup sauce, hot pepper flakes, and fennel seeds. Cook 5 minutes more. Cool and skim fat from top.
3. Cover half of each dough circle with mozzarella cheese, leaving a 1/2-inch border around edge. Top with sausage filling. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Fold dough over filling to form a turnover. Press edges with tines of a fork to seal.
4. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, or until calzone are puffed and deep golden brown.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2430 Calories from Fat 894

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g156.8%

Saturated Fat 46.7 g233.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 297.9 mg99.3%

Sodium 6716.1 mg279.8%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.1%

Sugars 14.6 g

Protein 158 g315.7%

Vitamin A 39.2% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 143.2% Iron 90.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sausage And Cheese Calzone Recipe