Mini Pizza Calzones

May it be for lunch, appetizers, dinner, or kiddie parties, this pizza recipe is good for anyone and this dish would be surely be gobbled up in seconds! 

Pizza dough, homemade or store bought approx. 1 lb.
100 gm. sliced pepperoni, finely diced
? cup finely diced red pepper
? cup finely diced yellow pepper
5 large mushrooms, finely diced
100 gm. mozzarella cheese, grated
213 ml. can pizza sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
Olive oil

  1. Mix the pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms and mozzarella together in a medium bowl. Roll out dough on a floured surface and cut into 5? rounds making 12-14 rounds.
  2. Preheat oven to 425F. On each round spread with 1-2 Tbsp. pizza sauce and 1 Tbsp. pepperoni mixture. Pull sides to the top and pinch open edges to form a ball approx. 2-3? round. Oil a cast iron pan with olive oil and place pinched side up. Repeat until pan is full, single layer only.
  3. Bake for 20 min. Remove from oven and brush with olive oil. Continue to bake for 8-10 min. Cool for 5 min. and then serve with additional pizza sauce for dipping.

Posted by Diane Araga, on July 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM