Spinach and Feta Mini-Calzones Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spinach and Feta Mini-Calzones Recipe
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Spinach and Feta Mini-Calzones

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"Feta cheese and spinach are wrapped in flaky Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry in this tasty appetizer. Good thing they're easy to prepare because they're sure to disappear fast."

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Original recipe makes 16 pastries Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Heat oil in skillet. Add onion and cook until tender. Add spinach and cook 3 minutes. Stir in feta cheese and pepper. Let cool.
  3. Unfold pastry sheet on lightly floured surface. Roll into a 12 inch square. Cut pastry into 4 (3x12-inch) strips and cut each strip into 4 (3 inch) squares. Brush edges of squares with water. Place about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture in center of each square. Fold pastry over filling for form triangles. Press edges to seal. Place pastries on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
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  • PREP 45 mins
  • COOK 15 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr
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Jun 25, 2010

The recipe is good the way it is; I happen to like some extra feta. Like one other reviewer, I had enough filling for both sheets of dough, but I was using a big bunch of fresh spinach and it would be tough to tell the volume of filling until after it cooked down. I would suggest that the authors of the recipe may call it anything they like. Sure, it could be spanakopita had they chosen to use phyllo dough. The one thing I would never suggest is using crescent dough. Reviewing a recipe makes absolutely no sense if you are rating your own changes.

 
Apr 07, 2009

I made this "spanakopita" as the previous reviewer called it. I added a whole bunch of other stuff and found it to be way too rich with my ingredients. I used Pilsbury butterflake crescent rolls. I sauted red onion, fresh spinach, garlic, sliced black olives, parmesane cheese and feta cheese in extra vergin olive oil before spooning the mix into the center of the crescent dough and sealing them in to little pods. Baked for 15 minutes and it was yum yum yum but very heavy/rich. I would make again but next time I might not be so heavy handed with the ingredients.

 

16 Ratings

May 19, 2009

i used a whole wheat pizza crust and some italian seasoning. turned out great

 
Dec 02, 2008

I like this recipe and use it pretty frequently, but it isn't a calzone- it's spanakopita. Calzones mainly have mozzarella cheese and maybe a little vegetables. This is mainly spinach and a little feta- spanakopita. I would give it five stars if it was named properly!

 
Jan 25, 2011

This was recipe was pretty good. Everyone seemed to really enjoy them. However, I used Rhodes frozen dinner rolls instead of the puff pastry.

 
Jul 09, 2011

Fantastic. We added salt/chile & some lemon juice to take it up a notch. We made pinwheels out of these instead of triangle pockets. Well received & delicious!!!

 
Mar 24, 2011

i think this is a very good recipe. it may not be a calzone but it's definitely not spanakopita either (which is super futzy and is made with layers and layers of phylo dough). anyway, who cares?! it's yummy!

 
Apr 12, 2010

it was very good, except next time I will use a little less spinach and add a little more feta.. Also, me and my friend took the leftovers out the next day to snack on and found they taste even better cold!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

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

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