Ham 'n' Cheese Calzones

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Yield: 2 calzones (7 servings each)


  • 2 (13.8 ounce) tubes refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 to 6 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Dried basil (optional)
  • Meatless spaghetti sauce, warmed


  1. Unroll one pizza crust on a greased baking sheet; roll out into a 14 x 11-inch rectangle.
  2. Spread half of ricotta lengthwise on half of the dough to within 1 inch of the edges.
  3. Sprinkle with half of the pepperoni, ham and mozzarella.
  4. Fold dough over filling; press edges firmly to seal.
  5. Repeat with remaining crust and filling ingredients.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Sprinkle with Parmesan and basil if desired. Cut into slices.
  8. Serve with spaghetti sauce.