3 to 4 links sausage of choice, casings off and crumbled
1 tablespoon olive oil
Heat a frying pan with the oil and add the crumbled sausage. Saute on medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes till the sausage is golden brown. Turn heat of and keep aside.
10 ounces Cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoons olive oil
Heat a frying pan with the oil and add the mushrooms and cook on high heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Add salt and continue cooking till mushrooms have wilted and golden brown. Keep aside.
½ cup fresh ricotta cheese
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano
1 garlic clove, grated
Mix all the ingredients and keep aside.
1½ – 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
1 egg, beaten
2 balls of store bought or homemade pizza dough, each divided into 4 parts
2 cups tomato sauce, homemade or store bought
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Roll each quarter into thin circles on a lightly floured surface. Place 1 tablespoon of ricotta mixture on one half of the circle and spread with knife. Add 1 tablespoon of sausage mixture and mushroom mixture. Top with couple tablespoons of cheese and fold over, securing edges by folding in and pressing with a fork. Brush the top of each calzone with egg and create a slit in the middle with a knife for the hot air to escape. Place on a lined cookie sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown. Serve with tomato sauce.