Italian Sausage "Calzones"

Italian Sausage "Calzones"

No yeast dough is required. You make the calzones with crisp slices of bread, and cook it on top of the stove for an easy weeknight meal.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

8
diagonally cut slices (1/2 inch thick) French bread
Cooking spray
1
package (19.5 oz) uncooked sweet or hot Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed, crumbled*
1
small green bell pepper, sliced
1
can (18 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella or Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  1. Set oven control to broil. Place bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Spray bread with cooking spray. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until light brown; set aside.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage and bell pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in cooking sauce; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  3. Place 2 toasted bread slices on each of 4 plates; top each with sausage mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 4 servings
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*Sweet or hot pork Italian sausage (bulk or links) can be substituted for the turkey sausage links.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 780
    • (Calories from Fat 310),
  • Total Fat 34g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 2480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 39g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 5 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.