Calzones offer buttery crust, gooey cheese

RUSH-HOUR REMEDIES

May 09, 2001|By Joanne E. Morvay

Item: Sara Lee Calzone Creations

What you get: 2 calzones

Cost: About $3.50

Nutritional content: Classic Italian Style: 400 calories, 14 grams fat, 6 grams saturated fat, 680 milligrams sodium; Santa Fe Black Bean: 350 calories, 9 grams fat, 4 grams saturated fat, 510 milligrams sodium

Preparation time: 1 minute, 45 seconds to 2 minutes, 15 seconds in microwave; 25 to 35 minutes in conventional oven

Review: These calzones are sinfully delicious. A buttery, flaky crust is wrapped around fillings laced with gooey melted cheese. The calzones are too high in fat and calories to be a regular addition to my diet. But as an occasional treat, they can't be beat. The Santa Fe Black Bean was a mildly spiced delight with beans, corn and peppers. The Classic Italian Style offered ham, Genoa salami and pepperoni. Other flavors include Smoked Ham and Cheddar and Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe.

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