Calzone with pepperoni

Calzone is an Italian filled pastry, similar to a folded pizza, that originated in Naples.

You can stuff these Italian pizza pockets with anything you please, and they’re especially great for last night’s leftovers.

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1.Make pizza dough. Combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt in medium bowl; make a well in the centre. Stir in oil and enough of the water to mix into a soft dough. Knead dough on floured surface about 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Place dough in large oiled bowl, cover; stand in a warm place about 1 hour or until dough doubles in size. Turn dough onto floured surface; knead until smooth.
2.Preheat oven to 240°C/475°F. Oil two oven or pizza trays; place in heated oven.
3.Divide dough in half; roll each half on floured surface into a 30cm (12-inch) round.
4.Spread one half of both bases with sauce. Top with cheese, pepperoni, artichoke, capsicum, olives and basil; season. Brush edges with a little water; fold dough over filling, press edges to seal. Place calzones on trays; brush with oil.
5.Bake about 15 minutes or until calzones are browned and crisp.

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