Spinach and Artichoke Calzones with Sausage Recipe. This delicious calzone recipe is sponsored by Bertolli. All delicious opinions are my own
Spinach and Artichoke Calzones with Sausage Recipe
Thought Spinach and Artichoke were only paired up for dips? Think again!
Your favorite flavor combo is back and better than ever in a delicious, savory and Italian inspired meal, calzones. Can we say oh my yum? YES! My family’s staple dinner recipe is here to make your weekly meals easier….now with a twist! Ready to sink your teeth into this Spinach and Artichoke Calzone with Sausage Recipe? You’re going to need to your own dipping sauce. 🙂
Spinach, Artichokes and Sausage. Can you taste it yet? When our busy life is chaotic I turn to recipes that I know my family will love, like our calzones. Always there to comfort, feed and fulfill that taste of home, this weekly family recipe keeps us grounded.
From the small things in life like passing a spelling test to big things like getting a raise at work, it’s these family moments that are celebrated with good food, laughter and our whole family gathered around the dinner table.
Spinach and Artichoke Calzones with Sausage Recipe
- 15 oz. of Italian Sausage browned and drained
- 3 cups fresh spinach chopped
- 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup of Bertolli Riserva Asiago & Artichoke Sauce + extra for dipping
- 2 11 oz. refrigerated thin pizza crusts
- 1 TSP of Milk
- Sprinkle Parmesan Cheese
- Cooking Spray
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- In large bowl combine browned sausage, spinach, mozzarella cheese, and sauce until well mixed.
- On a floured surface, unroll one pizza crust. Cut into 4 equal rectangles.
- In lower left hand corner of one of the pizza crust rectangles, place 1-2 heaping tablespoons of the sausage mixture. Take the upper right hand corner of the crust and fold diagonally down to the lower left hand corner.
- Using a fork, press together the edges until sealed. Then stab a few holes in the top of your calzone.
- Repeat for the other 3 rectangles.
- Unroll second pizza crust and repeat steps until all 8 calzones are made.
- Place calzones onto sprayed cookie sheets.
- Brush on thin layer of milk to the tops of each calzone.
- Top with Parmesan cheese.
- Bake in oven for 18 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Serve with side of sauce.
What’s the key to a delicious calzone? The sauce, of course! Perfect for filling, perfect for dipping, a calzone sauce can make or break your meal. So with these 4 calzone experts in the house, I don’t settle for just any “plain ole sauce.” I need quality. But this mom doesn’t have time to whip up a batch of homemade between busy schedules. This recipe calls for Bertolli Riserva Asiago & Artichoke Sauce.
A perfect blend of spices, cheese, plus lots and lots of artichokes inside, makes this sauce a winner. It tastes just like homemade! A perfect addition to an already delicious sausage and spinach calzone recipe, I loved how my kids gobbled up an extra helping of delicious veggies in this recipe. YUM!
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How do you like to eat your calzones? Extra dipping sauce, anyone?
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Calzones are definitely a family favorite here. I’ve never made them myself though, so… I think I shall!
Wow, looks quite rich Congrats on the recipe publishing. 🙂
In the email send out first i thought it was homemade pizza. And then after that thinking more like pot pie or thick pizza with surprises inside, and then reading the title more carefully, realized.! LOL. Well posted with descriptions and high class pics.
Deborah D says
This sounds so good. Although, I haven’t seen the sauce in the store yet.
Toni | BoulderLocavore says
Oooo…..I didn’t know there was an artichoke sauce! I would absolutely love that (as well as your calzones)!
Sue Mullaney says
This recipe sounds really delicious, I will definltely try this. Thanks a lot for posting!
Amber C. says
Yummy! This would be perfect for a football party!
Elizabeth H. says
Delicious!! Would be outstanding for get togethers!!
rochelle haynes says
This looks good like to try this
Yum! I am looking forward to giving this a try, I love spinach and artichokes. Yes I do like extra dipping sauce with my calzone. Thank you for sharing this recipe.
Patricia Delgado says
Wow, this looks amazing yet simple! Must try!!
Lula Ruger says
This recipie looks really good it is a bit different than most calzone recipies i have seen . It is always nice to find some thing new
Edna Williams says
This looks awesome! I just love calzones and would definitely try this!