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                             Calzoni Di Ricotta
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ethnic                           Cheese
                 Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3 1/2  cups          Flour
                         Salt
      1/2  cup           Shortening -- diced
    2                    Eggs -- beaten
                         Lemon juice -- 1
    1      cup           Ricotta
      1/2  cup           Ham -- diced
      1/2  cup           Provolone -- diced
                         Egg yolks
      1/2  teaspoon      Pepper -- freshly ground
                         Egg white -- whisked
                         Oil -- for frying
 
 Dough-Add the salt to the flour and on a working surface make a well in the
center. Add the eggs, shortening and lemon juice. Mix it all together to make a
smoothe dough. Filling-Mix the ricotta, egg yolks, ham and provolone. Add the
salt and pepper to taste. Mix well until thoroughly combined.
 Assembly-Flatten the dough and roll out into fairly thin sheets. Cut 4 8
circles. Divide the filling betwwn the four circles. Brush the edges with the egg
whites and fold over. Close the edges securely.
 Cook-Deep fry until golden brown.Drain well on paper towels and serve hot.
***these may be made ahead of time and reheated in the oven. They may also be
frozen to use at a later date.
 
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