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Italian Style Sausage And Pepper Calzone

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Learn to create an Italian delight – a calzone made from scratch, with tomato sauce, sausage, peppers and onions
Ingredients
  Pizza dough 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Recipe)
  Italian sausage 1 Pound
  Onion 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Green pepper 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Mozzarella 1 Pound, sliced 1 inch thick
Directions

1. In a large saute pan over medium heat, cook the sausage using about 1
tablespoon of the olive oil. cook until fat is rendered and the meat has
turned to a brown color about ten minutes. drain the meat and set aside
for later use.
2. In the same pan, place the olive oil, peppers, onions and oregano and cook
until soft about seven to ten minutes. Add the sausage back to the pan and
continue to cook another two minutes, set aside to cool.
3. On a floured work surface place the dough and with your finger tips flatten
by stretching and pressing to about 1/8 inch.
4. In the center of the dough place about two cups of the sausage and peppers
mixture topping with the sliced fresh mozzarella.
5. Fold the dough to form a semi-circle fold the edges together and crimp
make small slices on the top to allow for steam to release.
6. Brush with an egg wash and bake for twenty minutes in a 375 degree oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Filipino Pork in Soy Sauce
This is a oregano flavored spicy and meaty calzone, which would be a favorite among Italian food lovers. Just like other Italian dishes, this is flavorful and enticing, sizzling with the goodness of cheese and sausage. Just in six simple steps you can recreate this wonderful dish at home with adequate assistance from Chef Keith Snow. Why go anywhere else, when you can spice up your dinner at home?

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