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The Best Air Fryer Calzones and the First Range with Air Fry!

The Best Air Fryer Calzones and the First Range with Air Fry!
 

The Best Air Fryer Calzones and the First Range with Air Fry!  

best air fryer calzones

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I have been using an air fryer for awhile now, and have found a few favorites that we love. I wondered for a long time…what is the best air fryer for my family? The model that I first bought was on sale, so I went with that one and while that has served us well, it does not hold much food at ALL, and definitely not a whole meal for an entire family!

What is the best air fryer for my family?

I will gladly admit that when I found out that Frigidaire makes a range with Air Fry built into the oven cavity, I was downright giddy! I cook SO much that I needed options. Our small countertop air fryer just doesn’t cut it anymore. I love that Frigidaire saw that there was a need for parents like me with a busy family and a crazy schedule to have an appliance that would fit their needs and work hard for us. They released a new Frigidaire Gallery 30” Front Control Range, available in Gas, Electric, or Induction, each, that has Air Fry technology, incorporated into the oven! That is enough room for food to feed the whole family!

best air fryer calzones

The new Frigidaire Gallery Front Control Ranges are the first range to include Air Fry– at the touch of a button. The Air Fry option allows cooks to make delicious, crispy, healthier versions of favorite foods using little or no oil. You won’t miss the deep fried foods with air frying! We have the electric range and it is so easy to use. I feel better about feeding my family foods that are healthier for them. The range also includes True Convection technology, which allows me to get faster, more even multi-rack baking.

You can also purchase a Frigidaire ReadyCook™ Air Fry Tray to get the most out of the capability of the range. It’s definitely not necessary, as you can use a dark non-stick pan as well, but I love that it holds SO MUCH and is perfect for air fryer chicken wings, which is my favorite thing to make in the air fryer! I cook frozen chicken wings in the air fryer and they’re ready and perfect in about an hour…from frozen!

I also love cooking frozen french fries on the AirFry Tray.

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Tell me this meal doesn’t look like PERFECTION? Like I said, you won’t miss the oil AT all. And there’s no prepwork for these wings. Just toss them in frozen, maybe spray them with cooking oil, and cook!

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A meal I made for the family the other night with my Frigidaire Gallery Front Control Electric Range with Air Fry is a simple and easy air fried calzones meal with air fried zucchinis. I prepped the zucchinis first, which was just slicing them and then cutting the slices in half.

I lined up the zucchini half moons on a cookie sheet and sprayed with oil and seasoned them, and popped them in the oven!

While the zucchinis were cooking, I prepped the air fryer calzones, which are quite simple, using refrigerated pizza dough.

I used a bowl to make the circles, then cut them out using a pizza cutter.

Just top them with your favorite pizza toppings.

Fold them over, crimp the edges with a fork, and they are ready to be air fried!

I would have never been able to make a whole meal in my countertop air fryer, but both the main entree and vegetable side dish fit in the oven perfectly.

This meal turned out SO yummy, and everyone was a fan! Served with a bowl of pizza sauce for dipping both the calzones and zucchinis, I could not ask for an easier, tastier family meal, all made in the air fryer range!

 

best air fryer calzones

 

The Best Air Fryer Calzones and Air Fryer Zucchinis
Yield: 2-3 servings

The Best Air Fryer Calzones and Air Fryer Zucchinis

Make the best air fryer calzones with this super easy recipe, with a side of Air Fryer zucchinis, too!

Ingredients

Air Fryer Calzones

  • one can of refrigerated pizza dough
  • one cup pizza sauce, plus more for dipping
  • 6 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded 
  • your favorite pizza toppings - pepperoni, olives, etc

Air Fryer Zucchinis

  • 2-3 zucchinis, ends removed and cut into 1/2" half moons
  • salt, to taste
  • Italian herbs, to taste
  • spray oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the Air Fryer to 375 degrees.
  2. Prepare your zucchini by washing and slicing it into 1/2" half moons.
  3. Lay zucchini on a baking sheet, spray with cooking spray oil, season with salt and Italian herbs.
  4. Cook for 30 mins, checking after 15 mins and then every 5 minutes for doneness.
  5. While the zucchini is cooking, prepare your calzones.
  6. Roll out the pizza dough and use a bowl to create indentions for each.
  7. Cut the circles out with a pizza cutter and gently place on a cooking sheet.
  8. Roll out any remaining dough and repeat the process.
  9. In the center of each dough circle, add a dollop of pizza sauce, cheese, and toppings.
  10. Fold dough over, then fold other edge up and press together to seal.
  11. Using a fork, crimp the edges to create a more secure seal.
  12. Cook the calzones in the air fryer for about 8 minutes or until done.
  13. Serve all together, with pizza sauce for dipping!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 539Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 1161mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 5gSugar: 9gProtein: 22g

The writer is not a doctor or nutritionist and this nutritional information is just a guideline. Please consult your doctor or nutritionist for more accurate information.

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Kirtika Saha

Monday 27th of September 2021

Your post is really good. I

Sherry

Tuesday 10th of August 2021

How many calories does this recipe make .I'm using a ninja food grill has air crisp can I use that and would it be same cooking time and method.

Gena

Saturday 21st of August 2021

It all depends on the ingredients you use. The estimated calories that the app came up with is 539 per serving, and that is shown at the bottom of the recipe.

Sherry

Tuesday 10th of August 2021

How many does it make .

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I feed a crew like yours every night I make home made meals we eat out once or twice a month would come in handy for sure.

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