Pepper, Onion and Sausage Calzones

Use sweet turkey Italian sausage for sensitive palates. Serve with a spinach salad.



  • 1 lb. frozen bread dough, thawed and left to rise
  • 1 large onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thinly
  • 1 lb. hot Italian turkey sausage
  • 2 c. pizza sauce, divided
  • 1-⅓ c. part- skim shredded mozzarella


Brown sausage with peppers and onions; drain. Stir in 1-¾ c. pizza sauce.
Divide bread dough into 8 equal sections; roll each section into a circle about 8″ in diameter. Place sausage mixture in the center of each circle. Top with equal amounts of cheese. Fold dough over and seal by crimping with a fork. 
Place calzones on baking sheets coated with nonstick spray. Spray calzones.
Bake at 500 degrees for 15 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with extra pizza sauce if desired.

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