Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

Ground Turkey/veggie & Cheese Calzones Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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
    pepper
  • 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
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    reduced-fat, grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 jar(s)
    pizza sauce

How to Make Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Ground turkey/veggie & cheese calzones

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




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