A savory turnover made with pizza dough, folded over itself, and then baked or fried. Traditional stuffing for calzone involves the use of tomatoes, mozzarella or fresh ricotta, and salami. The types of stuffing vary in different Italian regions.
A stuffed pizza, folded over and baked, like a Cornish pasty. A calzone is usually made as a single serving.
kal-ZOH-nay, kahl-SOH-neh] Originating in Naples, calzone is a stuffed pizza that resembles a large turnover. It is usually made as an individual serving. The fillings can be various meats, vegetables or cheese; mozzarella is the cheese used most frequently. Calzones can be deep-fried or brushed with olive oil and baked.