This week we decided to go with something savoury….. we chose a yummy Salami-Mozzarella Calzone. I had seen this in my Food Network Magazine in May, put a smiley face beside it to mark it and forgot all about it…. until a few weeks ago. Jonathan and I agreed this was the week for the calzone.
I purchased the ingredients on my way home from work and decided it would be easy to make for a quick supper…. I was right! I was able to find the refrigerated pizza crust in the cooler section; I was under the assumption we couldn’t get it in Canada. I was very happy about finding it, so that made things quicker than making my own dough but you could easily use your favourite dough recipe for it. I decided to purchase the giardiniera even though I knew I might be stuck with half of the jar. I figured my dad and I would enjoy them next time he visits. I followed the recipe exactly except (I LOVE throwing in my own touches) I used sea salt on the top of the crust instead of the parsley. I LOVE salt 🙂 (I have to confess here that Chef Jonathan gave me the idea for the sea salt part but I’m sure he’ll call it by its proper name when he writes his blog…… ) The whole process was easy; it took no time at all.
I was so excited when it came out of the oven that I cut it before I took the picture. That’s why there’s part of it missing. I ate it then realized I’d forgotten to take the picture. OOPS! Well, I was hungry…. My only suggestion would be to have some sauce to go with it. I know that most calzones serve it that way when you order it in a restaurant. You could also switch it up and change the meat. And of course, you could leave out the giardiniera; especially if you don’t have a dad to finish off the rest of the jar with.
I highly recommend this recipe. And I WILL make it, again.
This recipe can be found on the Food Network site under Salami-Mozzarella Calzone.