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Spinach and Vegetable Calzones
  • 1 lb pizza crust
  • 4 cups of your favorite veggies (I used spinach, onion, basil and tomatoes)
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of Italian seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • Mozzarella or ricotta cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400F degrees
  2. Sauté chopped veggies in olive oil (add chopped garlic and basil last for more flavor)
  3. Season veggies with Italian herbs (basil, oregano, garlic powder)
  4. Using a rolling pin, roll dough and cut into multiple squares or circles about 8 inches in diameter

  5. Spread 1 tablespoon of tomato paste over each piece of dough (optional)
  6. Fill each calzone with about 1 cup of veggies (and cheese if desired)
  7. Fold the top of the calzone crust over the bottom into a half-moon shape
  8. Poke holes on the top of calzone with fork
  9. Brush the top of each calzone with olive oil
  10. Cover a baking sheet with foil
  11. Rub foil with a bit of olive oil, then place calzones on sheet and put in oven
  12. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until crust is brown