Calzones are great because they are so easy to make and you can throw whatever you want in them! After making these the first time (thanks to inspiration from Jessica found here), we made them again for our big Midwest road trip. They were pretty good even cold out of a cooler.

pizza dough – I’ve only used the canned kind and got 4 fairly large or 6 smaller calzones out of 1 can. I want to try to use some homemade dough sometime…
toppings of your choice

Varieties we have tried and LOVED:
Besto-Pesto – Inspiration for this guy came from the Sunset Grille‘s Besto-Pesto sandwich
Cooked chicken
Lots of pesto
Sauteed Mushrooms
Provolone cheese

Pulled Chicken w/ Bacon and Cheddar
Pulled chicken – I cooked chicken breasts in BBQ sauce for about 3 hours on Low then shredded the chicken
Cheddar Cheese

Preheat oven according to directions on dough.

Roll the pizza dough out and cut into however many calzones you want to make (kitchen scissors work great for this!). Roll dough out.

Put some foil on a cookie sheet and spray with PAM or olive oil.

Place dough pieces on foil and spoon some topping onto 1/2 of each piece of dough.

Fold the dough over and be sure to seal it shut.

Bake according to directions on dough.

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6 Responses to “Lamb and Guinness Stew”

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    Sues — March 7, 2013 at 9:53 am

    This looks delightful! Especially for this snowy Boston weather today 🙂

    • beantownbaker — March 7th, 2013 @ 4:59 pm

      It’s snowy here in Cincinnati too. Not quite as snowy as Boston, but I’m not complaining about that!

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    Ashley — March 7, 2013 at 10:41 am

    This looks great! I love rutabagas and parsnips, especially in stews!

    • beantownbaker — March 7th, 2013 @ 4:59 pm

      I was glad to try a recipe with rutabaga!

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    Megan — March 7, 2013 at 7:03 pm

    I hope the cruise was fun! This sounds like a great winter dish.

    • beantownbaker — March 7th, 2013 @ 8:45 pm

      We had a blast on the cruise – wish we were still on it!

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