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Mini Meatball Calzones

These homemade calzones are SO EASY to make any night of the week – make tonight Italian night at your house!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword meatball calzone, meatball calzone recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 calzones
Calories 270kcal


  • 14 oz frozen meatballs cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped fine
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 10 oz tubes refrigerated pizza crust thin crust


  • Slice cooked meatballs in half and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella, 1 1/2 cups pasta sauce, basil, garlic, and black pepper. Stir gently until well combined.
  • Unroll one package of pizza dough onto a large greased cookie sheet.
  • Gently stretch to the length and width of the cookie sheet and slice into 4 rectangles.
  • Place a generous amount of sauce filling onto each slice, leaving a border at the edges.
  • Sprinkle with a small amount of additional mozzarella, stretch dough over filling, use a fork to seal the edges, and cut a slit in the top of the dough to allow air to escape while baking. Repeat process for remaining pizza crust tube.
  • Place filled calzones onto lined cookie sheets and bake at 425 degrees for 15 – 18 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Place remaining sauce in a microwavable dish and microwave for 45 second – 1 minute until sauce is warmed.
  • Serve baked calzones with warmed sauce for dipping.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 1.5mg