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Have you started planning your Super Bowl menu?
You might want to add calzones to the list.
These easier-than-you-think treats are the perfect game day dish.
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Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 25 mins
1 1-lb.frozen pizza dough, thawed (one-third of a 3-lb. pkg.)
2 Tbsp.snipped fresh oregano or
2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
1 2-cup portion Basic Beef Bolognese sauce, thawed
2 cups shredded smoked Gouda or cheddar cheese (8 oz.)
1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese (1 oz.)
Snipped fresh oregano (optional)
Crushed red pepper (optional)
1 1-cup portion Basic Beef Bolognese sauce, thawed (optional)
1. Let dough stand at room temperature 15 minutes.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Sprinkle a large baking sheet with cornmeal; set aside.
2. On lightly floured surface roll dough to 15×12-inch oval. If dough is difficult to roll, let it rest a few minutes once or twice during rolling. Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Lightly brush dough with olive oil; sprinkle with oregano.
3. Spread the 2 cups of Bolognese sauce on half the dough to within 2-1/2 inches of edges. Top with Gouda cheese. Fold dough over filling; press edges together. Seal edges by pressing with tines of a fork. With sharp knife, cut several holes in top crust. Brush top with olive oil. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden and crisp. Sprinkle oregano and crushed red pepper. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes before cutting. Heat the 1 cup of Bolognese sauce in microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Pass for dipping. Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: Calories 684, Total Fat 32 g, Saturated Fat 15 g, Monounsaturated Fat 11 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 92 mg, Sodium 1216 mg, Carbohydrate 64 g, Total Sugar 7 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 33 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 52%, Iron 114%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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