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Calzone Countdown with Pear Salsa

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Calzone Countdown with Pear Salsa

Tasty pockets filled with fresh veggies and cheese make a cute and healthy lunch. Serve with marinara for dipping!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Calzone
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 437kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon yeast, active dry
  • 3 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1 1/2 cup flour, whole wheat

Filling

  • 1/2 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 1/2 cup, pieces or slices mushrooms, white
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce
  • 1 large egg

Serve With

  • 2 medium pear
  • 2 medium orange
  • 2 medium kiwi

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine yeast, sugar and 1 cup warm water; let set for 5 minutes; it will begin to look frothy.
  • In a medium bowl mix 1 teaspoon salt, olive oil, and flours.  Add in yeast mixture and stir to combine well; hands may need to be used as this time.  Let dough rise, covered, in a warm place for about 30-45 minutes.
  • Toss veggies into a food processor and chop finely; mix in shredded cheese, remaining salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cover and place in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Farenheit.
  • Roll out a small portion of the dough at a time,  for mini calzones we use a golf ball size.  Roll or press out. Fill middle with a thin layer marinara sauce and a scoop of veggies.  Fold calzone in half and then crimp edges with a fork. Set on baking tray.  
  • Whisk 1 egg white in a small bowl. With a pastry brush, brush the top of the calzone with egg white.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until lightly browned. Test to make sure dough is done baking by tapping on it. It should sound hollow.
  • Let cool slightly and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.
  • Chop pears, oranges, and kiwi into small pieces. Mix together and serve in small bowls.
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Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 846mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 14g

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