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Smoky Beef Calzone

30 min Main Ingredient: Greens*Pepper Cuisine: American

Cooking: 30 Minutes Start to finish: 1 day min



1 pound pizza dough

8 ounces lean, ground beef

2 cups of shredded mozzarella

4 1/3 tsp. of extra-virgin olive oil

1 chopped red bell pepper

2 ½ tsp. of paprika

1 tbsp. of sherry vinegar

Kosher salt and pepper for seasoning

Mixed greens

Nutrition Facts




Step 1Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F

Step 2Divide the pizza dough into four portions.

Step 3Cover with a towel and set aside.

Step 4Saute ground beef in olive oil.

Step 5Add salt, pepper and paprika.

Step 6Cook for 15-20 or until browned.

Step 7Add bell pepper, and cook for two more minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.

Step 8Roll each portion of the dough into round pieces with 8 inches diameter.

Step 9Place the meat and the mozzarella on either side of the dough.

Step 10Leave about ½ inch border on all sides.

Step 11Fold the dough and crimp.

Step 12Slit the dough.

Step 13Brush with olive oil.

Step 14Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 15Serve with a side of greens tossed in vinegar and seasoned with salt and pepper.

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