This is a great way to use up any leftovers, but especially Thanksgiving leftovers. I learned this from my sister Linda. She’s amazing.

Calzone Crust

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 spoonful salt
  • 1 spoonful sugar
  • 2 spoonfuls olive oil
  • 2 packets or 5 teaspoons of yeast
  • 1 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 egg
  • various leftovers


Directions / Notes

Add yeast to warm water and stir. Set aside. In large mixing bowl combine flour, salt, sugar, and olive oil. Add yeast and water mixture. Stir with a fork until combined. Pour out on clean counter top and knead for 8-10 minutes but folding over and pushing down. If dough is sticky add more flour. Place back in bowl and let rise for 30 minutes. (15 if using quick rise yeast.) Roll out, add leftovers to bottom half, fold over, push down to seal seams, and brush with egg. Cook at 450 for 115-20 minutes or until brown.

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