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Calzone Filled With Meatballs and Mozzarella

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4
Calzone Filled With Meatballs and Mozzarella
1

Heat the oven to 450 degrees. Lightly dust 2 baking sheets with cornmeal and set aside.

2

Divide the pizza dough into 4 even portions. Roll each into a ball and then flatten into a disk shape. Lightly sprinkle a work surface with a little cornmeal and, using a floured rolling pin, roll each disk into a 9-inch circle about 1/4-inch to 1/8-inch thick.

3

Divide the marinara sauce among the circles of dough, spreading it around the center of the dough and within 1 inch of the edges. Divide the meatballs among the circles, placing them on the lower half of each piece of dough.

4

Cover the meatballs evenly with the grated cheese. Fold the top half of the dough over the filling and press the edges together, crimping with your fingertips. Set 2 calzones on each baking sheet. Brush the tops with the olive oil.

5

Bake the calzones until nicely browned, about 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot or warm.


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