Cheese Calzone

Ingredients:

Dough:

  • 1-½ cups warm Water (105F)
  • 4-½ cups of All Purpose Flour (#100200)
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil (#280390)
  • 2-½ tsp. granulated Sugar (#110650)
  • 2-½ tsp. Salt (#110610)
  • ½ tsp. Yeast (#110300)
  • ½ cup Cornmeal (#110050)

Pizza Topping:

  • 1 lb. Ricotta Cheese (#191001)
  • 1 cup Shredded Mozzarella (#170550)
  • 1 pinch Ground Black Pepper (#450430)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. 
  2. Take a 6 oz. dough ball and place on floured surface.  Spread, with finger tips, to a 6-inch circle.
  3. Place 2/3 cup cheese mix on one side and fold over other side.  Seal with finger tips making sure no cheese mixture is in the seal.  Pinch the edge to assure a tight seal. 
  4. Pat calzone to even filling inside.
  5. Check seal again for leaks.  Repeat with the others.
  6. Place calzones on a lightly greased baking sheet or pizza stone.
  7. Cut a 1-inch slit in the top of each for venting while baking.
  8. Place in center of oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Serve with your favorite tomato sauce, warmed, either on top or on the side for dipping.

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