These sausage ricotta calzones are great to make for a quick dinner.  And they are also really easy to freeze for future meals!

You can make these Sausage Ricotta Calzones using dinner rolls from the frozen section in the grocery store, or if you have more time available you can make your own pizza dough!  I didn’t have much time, so I did the quick version, but I think these would be a ton tastier with homemade dough.

Since these calzones don’t have any kind of pizza sauce baked in, you can serve them with a variety of dipping sauces, from tomato sauce to alfredo sauce depending on your tastes.

Calzone

[ingredients title=”Ingredients”]

  • Frozen, unrisen dinner rolls (or homemade pizza dough)
  • 15 oz Ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan, grated
  • 1/2 lb ground sausage
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • Italian seasoning
  • red pepper flakes
  • parsely
  • Dash Salt/Pepper

[/ingredients]

Calzone

Calzone

[directions title=”Directions”]

  1. Remove several frozen dinner rolls from bag and place on baking sheet.  Cover with a towel and let them thaw and rise for 2-3 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. In saucepan on medium/low heat, cook sausage with onions.  Add Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, and parsley.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta, parmesan, and grated mozzarella.  Mix in 2 eggs and salt and pepper.
  5. Roll dough as thin as possible, and spoon on cheese mix.  Add sausage and pepperoni on top.
  6. Fold edges over, fork edges and lay on greased cooking sheet.  Brush surfaces with egg wash.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-12 minutes or golden brown.
  8. Serve with dipping sauce of your choice and enjoy!

[/directions]

 

Calzone

Calzones

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