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Stovetop Calzone

Stovetop CalzoneThese individual calzone-like pizza sandwiches are easy to assemble. For the cooked pork chops in this recipe, try using Balsamic Pork Chops. Serve with salad of mixed greens and garlic vinaigrette.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cooked pork chops, thinly sliced
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil and garlic, drained
1 cup pizza sauce
1 cup sliced mushrooms
4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
8 slices French bread, diagonally sliced 1/2-inch thick
Ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, combine sliced pork chops, tomatoes, pizza sauce and mushrooms. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, toast bread under broiler; arrange bread on serving plates.
  3. Reduce heat to low; top mixture with cheese and cover to melt cheese, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon a portion of the pork mixture onto each slice of toast; season to taste with pepper and serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 340 calories; Protein 27 grams; Fat 9 grams; Sodium 980 milligrams; Cholesterol 45 milligrams; Saturated Fat 4 grams; Carbohydrates 37 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.