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We all need some homemade Italian food in our lives, but many dishes are too complicated for busy everyday lives. Enter these Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Calzones…

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They take less than 20 minutes to make and only require 5 ingredients. Best of all, they are actually fun to make, e.g. even good for a date night or weekend lunch. Try them and see for yourself.

Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

This Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Calzone recipe only uses 5 ingredients and is ready in 20 minutes
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Tomato Basil Calzones

Calzones made with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1 package refrigerated pizza dough
  • dipping sauces, i.e. ranch, marinara, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.
  • Chop basil roughly. Core tomatoes and slice to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Lay out your pizza crust onto a floured surface, cut it into 4 even quarters
  • Evenly distribute tomato slices, cheese and basil into the 4 centers of the pizza crust. Fold dough together and seal the ends with your fingers.
  • Place onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 367kcal, Carbohydrates: 55g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 1848mg, Potassium: 298mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 800IU, Vitamin C: 11.6mg, Calcium: 220mg, Iron: 3.1mg
Author: Cindy
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