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“All the calzone taste without all of the work! Watching Rachael Ray make her version inspired me to share mine with you! PLEASE use whatever toppings you like. The more add ins the better this is! Like RR says- this is more a method than a recipe! Play with your food and make this with the things you like to eat!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Split the Kaiser rolls making the bottom larger than the top. Scoop some of the white soft insides out of the bottoms to make room for your filling. Reserve the tops.
  3. Mix salt and pepper, to taste, and grated cheese into ricotta. Spread ricotta mixture on one side of the roll.
  4. Cover the ricotta with mozzarella, tomato and basil.
  5. NOTE: Feel free to add some veggies here. You could leave the meat out if you like and just use veggies! Think of the toppings or calzone fillings you would normally eat and use those. Mushrooms work great here as well as spinach, green peppers, onions, etc. Just remember that all the ingredients have to get hot so do not pile so much on that the bread gets done before the stuffing. ).
  6. Bake 8- 10 minutes, to heat through and melt the cheese then add the top of the bread an cook for 2-4 minutes more.
  7. Cut and serve with optional garnishes of crushed red pepper flakes and parmesan cheese.

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