Calzone – the other Cousin of Pizza 😃 , stuffed spicy and cheesy crusted bread topped with more cheese ! 


Makes about 3-4 big ones

For Stuffing

1 capsicum, chopped
1 onion , finely chopped
5-6 black & green olives , sliced
2 sun dried tomatoes, chopped
2-3 pickled jalapeños, chopped (optional)
1/2 teaspoon pepper , crushed
1 teaspoon mixed Italian herb mix
Salt to taste

For Calzone

1 recipe pizza dough * recipe in link below
2 cups mozzarella cheese
1 cup pizza sauce
Mixed herbs
Olive oil to brush
Pepper , crushed
Cornmeal to dust (optional)

All in one dough recipe


  • Prepare pizza dough as in recipe 👉
  • In a bowl , add all the ingredients for stuffing and mix well. Keep aside.
  • Once the dough has proofed, punch the dough back.
  • Cut the dough into 4-5 portions.
  • Knead and smoothen one portion of the dough.
  • Pre heat the oven to 230c.
  • Dust little flour on a work surface.
  • Take the dough and dust it dry flour.
  • Roll the dough into a big circle , about 1/2 inch thick in all sides.
  • Spread pizza sauce all over the circle , leaving just 1/2 inch gap on the sides.
  • To one half side of the circle , spread 2-3 tablespoons of stuffing.
  • Add generous amount of grated mozzarella cheese.
  • Top it with little salt.
  • Fold into a half.
  • On a baking sheet , place baking sheet and dust with some cornmeal , place the calzone in the cornmeal.
  • Close the calzone by gently folding on the sides.
  • Brush the calzone with olive oil on all sides.
  • Spread a little tomato sauce on the top , add little mozzarella cheese and pepper.
  • Bake in the oven for about 12-13 minutes , until crisp and the cheese has melted and slightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and serve hot immediately !

Rating: 1 out of 5.

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Calzone – the other Cousin of Pizza 😃 , stuffed spicy and cheesy crusted bread topped with more cheese !  IngredientsMakes about 3-4 big ones For Stuffing 1 capsicum, chopped1 onion , finely chopped5-6 black & green olives , sliced2 sun dried tomatoes, chopped2-3 pickled jalapeños, chopped (optional)1/2 teaspoon pepper , crushed1 teaspoon mixed Italian herb mixSalt… Continue reading →

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2 thoughts on “Calzone

  1. Can you please specify exact model of the electrical blender you used in this recipe. Wish to buy since a very much required tool for pizza or roti’s texture.


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