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                     Sausage and Roasted Pepper Calzone
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Main Dish
                 Pizza
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CRUST-----
   15      ounces        Pkg PillsBury Pie Crusts
                         -----FILLING-----
    1      pound         Sweet Italian sausage
    1      each          Garlic clove minced
      1/4  teaspoon      Italian seasoning
    2      each          Eggs
    8      ounces        Mozzarella cheese -- cubes
      1/4  cup           Pine nuts
      1/2  cup           Sliced green onions
      1/4  teaspoon      Basil leaves
      1/4  teaspoon      Pepper
      1/3  cup           Ricotta Cheese
    7      ounces        Jar roasted red peppers chp
 
 Heat oven to 400 F. Allow both crust pouches to stand at room temp 15-20 min.
Meanwhile, in large skillet brown sausage with onions and garlic; drain. Stir in
basil, Italian seasoning and pepper. In small bowl, beat eggs with fork; reserve
1.5 tbs; set aside. Add ricotta cheese to remaining eggs; mix well. Stir into
sausage mixture. Add mozzarella cheese, peppers and 3 tbs of the pine nuts.
Remove crusts from pouches; unfold. Press out fold lines. Place one prepared
crust on end of large ungreased cookie sheet with about 1/3 of crust hanging over
edge. Spoon half of sausage mixture over half of crust on cookie sheet, leaving
abou 1 border and mounding filling towards center.
 Fold pie crust half over filling' press edges with fork to seal. Cut four 1
slits in top of crust.
 Repeat with second crust and remaining filling at opposite end of cookie sheet.
Brush with reserved 1.5 tbs egg. Sprinkle with remaining pine nuts. Bake at 400 F
for 20-25 min or until crust is golden brown. To serve cut each calzone in half
or into 3 wedges.
 
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