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Baja Pizza Pouch (Calzones)

Courses: Pizzas
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozBulk hot pork sausage
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozLean ground beef
1 can  Refried beans
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cumin
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGarlic powder
1   Hot roll mix
1 can  Crushed Italian tomatoes
2 cups 292g / 10ozMonterey Jack cheese - shred
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozCheddar cheese - shredded
  Butter - melted
1 cup 237mlGuacamole

Recipe Instructions

Heat large skillet over medium heat until hot. Crumble pork sausage and ground beef into skillet. Cook, stirring to separate meat, until no pink remains. Drain off fat. Add beans, cumin, and garlic powder; heat through. Oil two baking sheets.

Preheat oven to 400F. Prepare hot roll mix.

Divide dough into 8 pieces. Form each piece into a ball. On lightly floured surface roll each ball into 7 inch circle. Place on prepared baking sheets. Spread 1/2 c meat mix on 1/2 of each dough circle to within 1/2 inch form edge. Layer each calzone with 2 T crushed tomatoes, 1/4 c Monterrey Jack cheese and 2 T cheddar.

Moisten edges of dough with water and fold over to enclose filling. Press edges firmly together with fork. Brush with melted butter. Cut slit in each calzone to allow steam to escape. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with guacamole, if desired.

Cooking Light YEAR: 1995 ISSUE: Jan/Feb PAGE: 66


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