Delicious Italian Calzone Recipe

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a delicious Italian Calzone? If so, this recipe is for you! A calzone is a savory filled Italian oven-baked bread roll made of a pizza-like dough that features tomato sauce and melted cheese. It is a delicious and easy to make meal that is perfect for the entire family!


  • 1 lb pizza or bread dough
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup diced pepperoni
  • ¾ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Using a rolling pin, roll out the pizza dough so it is about a ¼ of an inch thick.
  3. Mix together the pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and Italian seasoning.
  4. Spread the marinara sauce onto the flattened pizza dough.
  5. Evenly spread the pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and Italian seasoning mix onto half of the marinara sauce side.
  6. Fold the other half of the dough onto the marinara/cheese side, creating a half moon shape.
  7. Using a fork, gently press along the edges of the dough to securely seal them together.
  8. Brush the olive oil onto the top of the calzone.
  9. Bake at 375the degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes, until the top is golden brown.
  10. Serve with more marinara sauce for dipping, if desired.

And there you have it! With this delicious Italian calzone recipe, you can easily please your friends and family. Enjoy!