Spinach Ricotta Calzones

Spinach Ricotta Calzones

"For a change of pace, try this speedy variation of an Italian classic. Dinner rolls are filled with a mixture of spinach and a blend of three cheeses."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 468 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 468 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 33.1 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 101 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 1088 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. On a floured surface, roll out each piece of dough into a 6-inch circle. Cover with a damp cloth and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together ricotta cheese, eggs, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, spinach, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the filling onto each circle, leaving a 1-inch border along the bottom half of the dough circle. With wet fingertips, moisten the bottom border. Fold dough over filling; press to seal. Place on a large parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

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Everyone in the family loved these calzones. I added in some pasta sauce into the spinach mixture. I also used refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (because that's what I had in the house). We di...

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I didn't leave these in for even half the time, and they were burnt to a crisp. The filling was good, though.

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Everyone in the family loved these calzones. I added in some pasta sauce into the spinach mixture. I also used refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (because that's what I had in the house). We di...

Very good for the whole family with a side of pizza sauce. I wish the dough got a little crispier. I had enough filling to make another four calzones!

I really like this! The bread was fantastic. But I agree, a marinara sauce would make it even better.

The dough was really tasty, but I would have preferred a red sauce to dip them in. Overall - very good.

The flavor was good, but they were a little dry. I would brush them with some garlic-infused olive oil a few minutes before they're ready to leave the oven. You could also mix some cottage chees...

I didn't leave these in for even half the time, and they were burnt to a crisp. The filling was good, though.

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