Healthy Turkey Calzones

Brandi Kirkpatrick


I adapted an for a student to complete a final who did not eat red meat.
These were mind blowingly delicious! It was my first experience with Italian seasoned turkey sausage and I LOVED IT!

★★★★★ 1 vote
2 LARGE calzones
15 Min
25 Min


3 jennie-o turkey italian sausage, casings removed
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (10 oz) can refrigerated pizza crust
2 tablespoons low-fat ricotta cheese
1 cup pizza cheese
1 (4 oz) can mushrooms
1 (2.25 oz) can black olives


15 oz can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon italian seasoning


1 whole egg
1 tespoon water

How to Make Healthy Turkey Calzones


  • 1In a skillet, cook the turkey sausage until cooked through. Add onion, green pepper, and galric; cook over medium heat, drain and set aside.
  • 2In a saucepan, bring tomato sauce and Italian seasoning to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir 1/2 cup of sauce into meat mixture; keep remaining sauce warm.
  • 3Unroll pizza crust on a floured surface. Roll into a 12 inch circle; cut into 2 sections. Spread ricotta cheese over each section to about 1/2 inch of the edge. Top with meat mixture. Sprinkle with cheese, mushrooms, and olives.
  • 4Fold dough over filling, forming a triangle; press edges together with a fork to seal.
  • 5Place on a greased cookie sheet. In a small bowl, combine egg and water, whisk together. Lightly brush over calzones with a pastry brush. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining sauce.

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About Healthy Turkey Calzones

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian