Calzones!

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.

Calzones
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
Bacon
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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10 Responses to “Corn Tomato and Avocado Salad”

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    Cate — June 30, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    This looks like such a perfect summer salad. I would definitely add a ton of cilantro. I love it!

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    oneordinaryday — June 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    Looks perfect. Yum.

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    Colleen — June 30, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    Your pictures look great! I am glad you liked this – I need to make it again soon!

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    Mermaid Sweets — June 30, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    oh Yum, I will have to try this. Way to improvise in the kitchen, looks like your kitchen is still in the works.

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    thecookingnurse — June 30, 2009 at 3:47 pm

    I have seen this recipe floating around and I must try it!

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    Ingrid — June 30, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    I’m in so long as I can pick out the tomatoes! 🙂 Not a fan of them.

    Btw, I made your 40 clove chicken in the slow cooker…..HOLY COW, was that good and so easy (best part)! I’d made it before but a different recipe and not in the slow cooker. My honey actually put it all in the crockpot. My Mom loved it!
    ~ingrid

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    ellysaysopa — June 30, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    I saved this from Colleen’s site, too. It looks so good. A perfect summer salad!

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    Jen — June 30, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    It is so good. For anyone who’s thinking about making it. DO IT! I also made it again the other day. I didn’t have an avocado around, so I just mixed in a packet of Wholly Guacomole instead. It was delicious.

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    Katie — July 2, 2009 at 12:44 am

    YUMMY! It looks great and perfect for the summer!

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    thecookingnurse — July 13, 2009 at 10:24 pm

    Update! I made this and added a few additional ingredients. I love it!

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