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Quick and easy calzones

Quick And Easy Calzones


  • 1 package Johnsonville Italian sausage
  • 2 cans refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 ounces container of ricotta cheese approximately 15
  • 1 ounces bag of shredded mozzarella cheese approximately 6-8
  • 1 cup of marinara sauce with remainder of jar set aside for serving on the side
  • Optional - if desired add a pinch of salt pepper and parsley to your ricotta and mozzarella mixture


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Brown sausage. Once fully cooked, pour in one cup of marinara sauce and stir to combine. Set aside.
  • Mix container of ricotta cheese with 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Roll out pizza dough and slice into eight rectangles (four per each can of pizza dough). Transfer to a cookie sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Scoop a spoonful of ricotta and mozzarella cheese mixture onto each piece of pizza dough. Top with a spoonful of the sausage and marinara mixture. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese on top of sausage mixture. Fold over pizza dough to enclose filling and crimp closed with a fork.
  • Bake for approximately 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with marinara sauce on the side for dipping.
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