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Lamb-Salsa Calzone

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
You don't have to be Italian to enjoy this amazing calzone.


  • 1/2 lb ground lamb
  • 3/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/3 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup part-skim mozzarella shredded
  • 1 package (10 ounces) refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbs water
  • 2 Tbs grated Parmesan cheese


  • In skillet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, cook and crumble lamb until browned.
  • Drain well.
  • Stir in salsa, green pepper, onion powder, pepper.
  • On lightly greased baking sheet, roll or pat pizza dough to a 12 x 18-inch rectangle.
  • Spoon meat mixture on one-half of the dough and sprinkle with cheese (leaving one inch of dough exposed on edges).
  • Fold dough crosswise over meat mixture.
  • Press edges together to seal.
  • Make two or three slashes in top to let steam escape.
  • Beat together egg and water.
  • Brush on dough and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in 425ºF oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Cut into four portions.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 465
  Calories from Fat 206 (44%)
(35%)Total Fat 23g
(49%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(34%)Cholesterol 103mg
(38%)Sodium 902mg
(8%)Potassium 295mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(50%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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