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Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe

December 6, 2017
Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe for Two - easy and delicious dinner!

Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones have mozzarella and pepperoni stuffed into buttery puff pastry and baked until gooey and molten with a crispy, golden crust. Add all of your favorite pizza toppings.

Puff pastry is delicious and flaky. It has so many uses in sweet or savory dishes. This recipe makes a great game day lunch, dinner, or a fun and impressive date night meal for two.

 

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Dice the green pepper and onion, if using.

 

On a floured piece of parchment paper, roll the puff pastry out to approximately 8 x 12 inches. Click here for parchment paper.

 

Cut the pastry in half giving you two pieces approximately 8 x 6 inches each.

 

Pour 1/8 cup pizza sauce, divided evenly, on each half of pastry, leaving a 1-inch border near the edges.

 

Top with the pepperoni, green peppers, onions, and any additional topping ingredients you prefer.

Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe for Two - add sauce, pepperoni, and optional toppings

 

Add half of the mozzarella cheese to each of the calzones. Then top each with the other 1/8 cup pizza sauce, evenly divided between the two calzones.

Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe for Two - add mozzarella and more sauce

 

Brush all around the edges with the egg then fold the pastry over the filling, stretching it out a little if needed. Pinch the edges together really well with your fingers all the way around. Then crimp with a fork all the way around.

 

Brush beaten egg all over the tops of each calzone and make a few slits in the top with a knife to let out the steam.

Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe for Two - brush tops of pastry with beaten egg and cut vent holes

 

Place the parchment paper with calzones on top on a baking sheet and refrigerate while the oven heats up 10 – 15 minutes. Click her for a baking sheet.

 

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).

 

Bake 25 – 30 minutes. Let them cool 10 minutes before serving.

 

Serve with extra sauce on the side, if desired.

 

Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones have mozzarella and pepperoni stuffed into buttery puff pastry and baked until gooey and molten with a crispy, golden crust. Add all of your favorite pizza toppings. Puff pastry is delicious and flaky. It has so many uses in sweet or savory dishes. This recipe makes a great game day lunch, dinner, or a fun and impressive date night meal for two. #pizzacalzones #pizza #puffpastry #recipesfortwo #dinnerfortwo #lunchfortwo

 

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Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones Recipe for Two - serves 2
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Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones have mozzarella and pepperoni stuffed into buttery puff pastry and baked until gooey and molten with a crispy, golden crust. Add all of your favorite pizza toppings.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Game Day, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 949 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 1/4 green pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 onion (optional)
  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce plus some for serving if desired
  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg beaten
Instructions
  1. Dice the green pepper and onion, if using.
  2. On a floured piece of parchment paper, roll the puff pastry out to approximately 8 x 12 inches. Click here for parchment paper.
  3. Cut the pastry in half giving you two pieces approximately 8 x 6 inches each.
  4. Pour 1/8 cup pizza sauce, divided evenly, on each half of pastry, leaving a 1-inch border near the edges.

  5. Top with the pepperoni, green peppers, onions, and any additional topping ingredients you prefer.
  6. Add half of the mozzarella cheese to each of the calzones. Then top each with the other 1/8 cup pizza sauce, evenly divided between the two calzones.
  7. Brush all around the edges with the egg then fold the pastry over the filling, stretching it out a little if needed. Pinch the edges together really well with your fingers all the way around. Then crimp with a fork all the way around.
  8. Brush beaten egg all over the tops of each calzone and make a few slits in the top with a knife to let out the steam.
  9. Place the parchment paper with calzones on top on a baking sheet and refrigerate while the oven heats up 10 - 15 minutes. Click here for a baking sheet.
  10. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).
  11. Bake 25 - 30 minutes. Let them cool 10 minutes before serving.
  12. Serve with extra sauce on the side, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Pizza Puff Pastry Calzones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 949 Calories from Fat 594
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66g 102%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Cholesterol 138mg 46%
Sodium 1060mg 44%
Potassium 328mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 60g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 13.7%
Vitamin C 18.3%
Calcium 30.7%
Iron 23.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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