Mini Pizza Calzones

Ken came up with this idea and made these delightful bites for us. I love when he is creating in the kitchen, not only do I get a break but he always makes something so divine. These would be great for lunch, appetizer, kids party, the list goes on and on.

Amber and I loved them and gobbled them down in no time. A real treat, if you love pizza you are going to love these!! ENJOY!!

Mini Pizza Calzones by Noshing With The Nolands

Mini Pizza Calzones
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 12-14
 
An amazing little bite of pizza!!
Ingredients
  • Pizza dough, homemade or store bought approx. 1 lb.
  • 100 gm. sliced pepperoni, finely diced
  • ⅓ cup finely diced red pepper
  • ⅓ cup finely diced yellow pepper
  • 5 large mushrooms, finely diced
  • 100 gm. mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 213 ml. can pizza sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Mix the pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms and mozzarella together in a medium bowl. Roll out dough on a floured surface and cut into 5" rounds making 12-14 rounds.
  2. Preheat oven to 425F. On each round spread with 1-2 Tbsp. pizza sauce and 1 Tbsp. pepperoni mixture. Pull sides to the top and pinch open edges to form a ball approx. 2-3" round. Oil a cast iron pan with olive oil and place pinched side up. Repeat until pan is full, single layer only.
  3. Bake for 20 min. Remove from oven and brush with olive oil. Continue to bake for 8-10 min. Cool for 5 min. and then serve with additional pizza sauce for dipping.

 

Yum

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