What is the best kind of calzone?

  • Ricotta and Spinach Calzones. A delicious vegetarian calzone!
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu Calzones.
  • Spinach Artichoke Calzones.
  • Sausage and Pepper Calzones.
  • Chicken Parmesan Calzones.
  • Chicken Alfredo Calzones.
  • Meat Lovers Gameday Calzones.
  • Easy Pepperoni Calzones.

What is normally in a calzone?

It originated in Naples in the 18th century. A typical calzone is made from salted bread dough, baked in an oven and is stuffed with salami, ham or vegetables, mozzarella, ricotta and Parmesan or pecorino cheese, as well as an egg.

What is the difference between a stromboli and a calzone?

The major difference between a calzone and a stromboli is how they are sealed. You seal a stromboli by rolling it in a spiral and folding some extra dough back over the stromboli. Both get an egg wash to make sure the dough stays out. Calzones, sliced in half, are smaller and shaped like half-circles.

Is Calzone healthier than pizza?

Calzones aren’t exactly healthy food, especially if they are stuffed with meat and large amounts of cheese. A calzone typically uses the same amount of pizza dough as a pizza crust and is meant to serve four people. Eating a whole calzone yourself can mean eating more than your recommended calories for the day.

Does stromboli have sauce in it?

Your ingredients are laid out on dough and then rolled into a loaf and baked. One of the major differences between a calzone and a Stromboli is the sauce. In a Stromboli, the sauce is baked in, and with a calzone, it’s served on the side as a dipping sauce. Another key difference is where the Stromboli originated.

What are the ingredients in a calzone recipe?

Calzones commonly contain ingredients including tomatoes, mozzarella, salami, parmesan, and ricotta. The dough of a calzone is made from flour, yeast, olive oil, water and salt. Today we watch Laura Vitale show us how to make her delicious prosciutto and ricotta calzone recipe in the video below!

How do you make ricotta cheese for calzones?

Lay dough in a bowl containing 1 teaspoon olive oil, then flip the dough, cover and let rise for 40 minutes, or until almost doubled. To Make Filling: While dough is rising, combine the ricotta cheese, Cheddar cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms and basil leaves in a large bowl.

Where does the name calzone come from in Italy?

A calzone is an Italian oven baked sandwich that resembles a folded pizza. The recipe originated in Naples, Italy. However there are different variations depending on the Italian region.

How long do you bake a calzone in the oven?

With the parchement paper underneath, transfer each calzone to the stone in the oven (I like to use a pizza peel or plate) OR place onto a large baking sheet (cut off any excess hanging parchment paper and then into the oven. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.