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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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4.50 from 4 votes

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 Facts
Tomato Basil Calzones
Amount per Serving
Calories
367
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
25
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
15
mg
5
%
Sodium
 
1848
mg
77
%
Potassium
 
298
mg
9
%
Carbohydrates
 
55
g
18
%
Fiber
 
3
g
12
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Net Carbs
 
52
g
104
%
Protein
 
14
g
28
%
Vitamin A
 
800
IU
16
%
Vitamin C
 
11.6
mg
14
%
Calcium
 
220
mg
22
%
Iron
 
3.1
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
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