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Ingredients:

  • 1 pounds - pizza dough, preferably whole wheat
  • 16 slices - pepperoni
  • 8 - mushrooms, halved
  • 1/2 - large green bell pepper, cut into 16 pieces (1-inch)
  • 4 ounces - smoked fresh mozzarella OR smoked Gouda, cut into 16 cubes (1-inch)
  • 1 cups - lower-sodium marinara sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoons - extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoons - dried oregano OR basil
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

    Cut pizza dough into 8 equal portions. Let rest on a lightly floured surface while you assemble the skewers.

    Thread 2 pepperoni, 2 mushroom halves, 2 pepper pieces, and 2 cheese cubes alternately onto eight 6-inch skewers.

    Stretch and pat each portion of dough into a rectangle approximately 4 inches by 6 inches. Spread 1-1/2 teaspoons sauce on each portion of dough. Place one skewer on each piece of dough, wrap the dough around the skewer and pinch to seal.

    Place the skewers seam-side down on the prepared baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with oregano (or basil).

    Bake until golden, about 15 to 17 minutes. Serve with remaining marinara for dipping.

    Brief Description

    A mini calzone on a stick made with pepperoni, mushrooms and green peppers.

    Main Ingredient:

    pizza dough

    Category:  Pizza

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 35 min
    Cook Time: 17 min

    Notes

    Servings: 2 skewers and 3 tbsp. sauce - Calories 434, Fat 20g, Cholesterol 31mg, Carbs 52g, Total sugars 6g, Protein 18g, Fiber 3g, Sodium 670mg, Potassium 198mg.

    Source

    Eating Well magazine

    Posted By:

    mcarr

    Posted On:

    June 11, 2016

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