YIELD: 24 servings
2¼ lbs. canned diced tomatoes, well drained
1½ lbs. ground turkey, cooked and broken into small pieces
1½ lbs. mozzarella cheese, grated
¾ lb. ripe olives, pitted, sliced and drained
1 Tbsp. dried basil leaves
1 tsp. dried oregano leaves salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
6 lbs. prepared pizza dough egg wash, as needed
1. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cooked ground turkey, cheese, olives, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
2. For each calzone: shape 4 oz. pizza dough into a 6” circle. On one-half of circle, place #8 scoop filling; fold over other half and seal edges. Brush with egg wash. Bake in preheated 450°F oven for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Recipe: the California Olive Industry.