Spinach Cheese Calzones Recipe

Spinach Cheese Calzones picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


For crust
 Refrigerated pizza crust10 Ounce (1 Package, Pillsbury, All Ready)
For filling
 Spinach9 Ounce (Fresh / Frozen, 1 Package Green Giant)
 Low fat ricotta cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Dried basil leaves1 Teaspoon
 Egg white1
For sauce
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon, grated
 Oregano leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon, dried

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 255 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.8%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.4 mg

Sodium 249.5 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 10 g20.9%

Vitamin A 89.1% Vitamin C 29.5%

Calcium 49.6% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 400° F.
2) Take a cookie sheet and sprinkle it with non-stick cooking spray.

3) Take a medium bowl and combine together all filling ingredients in it. Blend nicely.
4) Unroll the dough and cut in 6 equal squares.
5) Place about 1/4 cup filling on the center of each square. Fold diagonally over filling to form triangles. Seal the edges with forks.
6) Place prepared calzones on cookie sheet and bake for about 10-15 minutes or until the crust turns deep golden brown in color.
7) In the meanwhile, take a small saucepan and combine all sauce ingredients in it. Cook until ingredients are thoroughly heated.

8) serve immediately.