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Unbelievable Spinach Calzones Recipe
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Unbelievable Spinach Calzones

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"Delicious, satisfying, and very easy to make. My kids will even eat spinach this way! We serve them with warmed spaghetti sauce to dip them in and a salad. Yum!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, eggs, Italian seasoning, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and spinach. Set aside.
  3. Divide the bread dough into 8 pieces and roll each piece out to about an 8 inch circle. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the ricotta filling onto each circle, fold over and seal the edges. Place onto a greased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until nicely browned on the tops and bottoms.
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  • PREP 1 hr
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 30 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 26, 2007

I made one as stated in the recipe so that I could review it honestly (except using a can of Pizza Dough). The rest we had "build your own Calzone" night. I had sauteed mushrooms, canadian bacon, and Italian sausage. For us the meat one was better. I have enough of everything to make myself lunch tomorrow. I will spread the top with garlic butter next time before cooking (the top was hard & dry). Also, mine did not need the whole cooking time. Really easy quick supper.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 08, 2008

These were good. The hardest part is working with the dough. The dough needs to be at room temp, it is so much easier to work with when it's not cold.

 
Mar 02, 2006

Delicious! I followed the recipe except for the dough. I used Pillsbury Refridgerated Pizza Dough (one roll made 4 square calzones). It was really yummy & since I didn't have to roll out dough, it was really a quick meal to put together. Near the end of the cook time (it was definitely less than 30 minutes) I brushed egg white on the top to give it that glazed texture. I will definitely make this again.

 
May 18, 2006

mmmmmmm, i made these delicious calzones as written with the exception of adding a small sauteed onion to the ricotta mixture. homemade whole wheat pizza dough compliments this recipe even more. thanks wheatfields!

 
Aug 31, 2006

Excellent recipe! I used two packages of spinach and only one egg, my usual garlic/onion powders and Pillsbury pizza dough in the tube instead of the bread dough. It rolled out so nicely too. I brushed the top with egg white and sprinkled with parm and garlic powder. Marinara sauce on the side completed this very pretty picture. Family loved it and thanks!

 
Mar 05, 2007

Wow! Great Recipe guys!! Nice one for the Recipe of the Week! Now, I have made these a few times and I found that they were even BETTER when you added about half a tablespoon of Mayo mixed with a sprinkle of chili powder and chives. TRUST me, It may sound wierd but you WON'T be dissapointed.

 
Oct 19, 2006

These were pretty good. I used fresh spinach and sauteed it in just a little olive oil with mushrooms, garlic, and onion.

 
May 08, 2006

I too used the pizza crust which made 4 calzones and cooked in about 20 minutes. I halfed everything except the spinach and seasonings and added lots of garlic and some diced cooked chicken (because my husband won't eat anything without meat). It was quick and easy and really good served with some marinara on the side.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 584 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 61.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol
  • 108 mg
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 6.1 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 35.5 g
  • 71%
  • Sodium
  • 1248 mg
  • 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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