Captivating Calzones

23/09/2019 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Everyday, Healthy Eating, Hot meals, Party food ideas, Recipes



Makes 4 calzones


  • 1 x 440g store-bought or canteen made pizza dough
  • 80g light cheddar cheese, grated
  • 50g light ham, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/3 cup baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1/3 cup passata sauce
  • 1 tbsp. dried basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Olive oil spray


  1. Preheat oven to 250°C.
  2. Spray some baking paper with the oil spray and place it on a baking tray.
  3. Split the dough into four and roll it out to make four small circles about 10cm diameter.
  4. Mix the ham, cheese, spinach, basil, and garlic in a small bowl.
  5. Brush half of the inside of the dough circle with about 1 tablespoon of passata sauce.
  6. Place about 1/4 of the filling on top of the passata-topped side of the dough circles, keeping 1cm of the edge free.
  7. Flip the plain unfilled dough section over to make a semi-circle and pinch the sides closed.
  8. Spray the top of the calzones with olive oil spray.
  9. Place in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown

Variations: Try pizza calzones by filling the dough with our Bolognese recipe

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