Hands-On Recipe: Create Norris’s Ultimate Calzone Crust Tonight

Hands-On Recipe: Create Norris’s Ultimate Calzone Crust Tonight

Want to create a delicious dinner or even a special weekend brunch? How about making homemade Calzones? According to Wikipedia, a Calzone is “an Italian oven-baked folded pizza that originated in Naples, They are usually filled with meats, cheeses and vegetable – basically anything you would normally put on a pizza. So you can make your choice of fillings as healthy as you want. We’ll show you step-by-step how to prepare a hot, fresh Calzone in your own kitchen. It’s easier then you might think.

1, Start with one (1) packet of instant active yeast in bowl

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2. Slowly pour 8 ounces of 100-degree water into smaller bowl of dry yeast

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3. Cover with towel and let stand for 10 minutes

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4. Place 3 Cups of Bread Flour in larger mixing bowl with a pinch of salt

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5. Take flour mixture, activated yeast and 2 ounce of olive oil

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6. Pour yeast mixture and olive oil into the mixing bowl with flour and place in kitchen aid (or other mixer) with dough hook. Mix on low for 7 minutes

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7. After 7 minutes of mixing your dough should look like this:

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8. Cover bowl with kitchen towel and let rest for 1.5 hours

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9. After the dough has rested for 1.5 hours, cut and knead into 4 ounce balls

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10. Use a rolling pin to form balls into 9-inch rounds

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11. Place desired filling in middle of circle (shown: sausage, pepperoni and mozzarella)

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12. Fold one end over and form a half moon and pinch edges together

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13. Brush with olive oil and minced garlic. Place in preheated 350-degree oven for 18 minutes (time may vary based on different ovens)

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Voila and Enjoy!!!

By |2018-02-16T10:37:32+00:00February 16th, 2018|Chef's Corner|
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