Spinach and Roasted Pepper Calzone

4 Jan

Spinach and Roasted Pepper Calzone


  • 3 ounces frozen spinach, cooked and drained
  • 2⁄3 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2⁄3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil or 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 5 teaspoons flour
  • 1 egg white


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In large bowl, mix cheeses, spinach, basil oregano and pepper.
  4. Divide bread dough into 5 equal pieces.
  5. Using 1 tsp flour for each, roll each piece into a 5- 6 inch circle.
  6. Place 1/5 of the spinach filling over half of each circle.
  7. Fold dough over filling, and use a bit of water to pinch and stick edges together.
  8. Brush tops with egg white.
  9. Bake until golden and puffed, 20-25 minutes.
  10. Serve with your favorite spaghetti sauce.
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