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Broccoli Bacon Calzones

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Broccoli Bacon Calzones are a delicious and simple stuffed pizza recipe the whole family will love.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (10-ounce) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 (13-ounce) tubes refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 (8-ounce) can pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce

Preparation:

In large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain; crumble, and set aside. Pour fat out of skillet; do not wipe out.

Add olive oil to skillet; cook onion and garlic until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Add broccoli to skillet; cook and stir until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat and transfer to large bowl; let cool 15 minutes.

Stir ricotta cheese, mustard, provolone, and mozzarella cheeses into broccoli mixture; add bacon.

Unroll dough; divide each tube into three pieces. Roll out each piece into an 8" circle. Divide broccoli mixture among dough circles. Fold over dough to completely enclose filling; seal edges. Cut small slits in top of calzones.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place calzones on two greased baking sheets. Bake for 25-35 minutes until crust is golden brown. While calzones are baking, combine pizza sauce and chili sauce in small pan; heat until steaming.

Serve calzones with warm sauce.

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