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ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

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 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

  • 8 oz
    ground turkey breast
  • 1
    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
    pizza sauce

How To Make ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425. Spray a lg baking sheet w/ cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Unroll 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.