Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

Ground Turkey/veggie & Cheese Calzones Recipe

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sherry monfils


I wanted to make calzones one night, but I wanted them to be healthy, so I made up this recipe from another basic calzone recipe.

I used whole wheat pizza dough, but you can use regular pizza dough, usually found near the pizza section in a store.

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
10 Min


8 oz
ground turkey breast
14-1/2 oz can italian-style stewed tomatoes
1/2 c
chopped broccoli
1/2 tsp
dried italian seasonings
1/4 tsp
1/4 c
chopped green bell pepper
1/2 c
finely chopped onion
2 pkg
refrigerated pizza dough, like pillsbury pizza dough
1 c
reduced-fat, shredded italian style cheese
2 tsp
1/4 c
reduced-fat, grated parmesan cheese
1 jar(s)
pizza sauce

How to Make Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones


  • 1Heat oven to 425. Spray a lg baking sheet w/ cooking spray.
  • 2In skillet, over med-high heat, brown ground turkey w/ onion. Stir in tomatoes, broccoli, italian seasonings, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 15 min, or until liquid is dissolved. Stir occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in green bell pepper.
  • 3Unroll pizza dough pkgs onto floured surface. Roll out each pkg of dough, cut each pkg of dough into 6-5" squares. Repeat w/ remaining dough. Divide filling evenly among squares. Sprinkle w/ cheese. Brush edges w/ water. Stretch dough over filling of each dough. Repeat w/ remaining dough. Press edges w/ fork to seal. Place calzones on baking sheet. Prick tops w/ a fork. Brush tops w/ milk. Sprinkle w/ parmesan cheese. Bake 10 min, or until golden. Place pizza sauce in small bowl and serve w/ calzones.

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About Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

Course/Dish: Turkey, Other Sauces, Pizza
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy