Did you know these terms are NOT interchangeable? Some restaurants serve one yet call it the other. What is the difference? Calzones use ricotta cheese, and strombolis do not. Calzones usually use a blend of cheeses that almost always incorporates ricotta cheese. And then there is the pizza sauce. Calzones never have tomato sauce inside the dough but can be served on the side to dip in.
I decided to put out all the makings for strombolis or calzones and let the family decide which they wanted. It was fun choosing what you wanted inside.
These were amazing! We were all happy because we could use our own choice of filling. Mine was Mozzarella, Ricotta, Italian Sausage, and onions. Yum! My daughter was mushrooms, pepperoni and ricotta. It is all in what you have on hand and want to stuff them with!
This isn’t a recipe as much as…
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