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Pizza Calzone

with Spinach and Smoked Mozzarella
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Pizza Calzone

Pizza Calzone - Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside

Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 55 min.
Ready in
Calories:
868
calories
Calories
0
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Nutritional values

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie868 kcal(41 %)
Protein50 g(51 %)
Fat33 g(28 %)
Carbohydrates86 g(57 %)
Sugar added3 g(12 %)
Roughage13 g(43 %)
Vitamin A1.7 mg(213 %)
Vitamin D0.8 μg(4 %)
Vitamin E10.4 mg(87 %)
Vitamin B₁0.6 mg(60 %)
Vitamin B₂0.8 mg(73 %)
Niacin24.8 mg(207 %)
Vitamin B₆1.2 mg(86 %)
Folate243 μg(81 %)
Pantothenic acid3.5 mg(58 %)
Biotin46 μg(102 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.2 μg(40 %)
Vitamin C81 mg(85 %)
Potassium2,081 mg(52 %)
Calcium482 mg(48 %)
Magnesium220 mg(73 %)
Iron11.2 mg(75 %)
Iodine37 μg(19 %)
Zinc6.9 mg(86 %)
Saturated fatty acids11.1 g
Uric acid333 mg
Cholesterol220 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 pound
Spinach (frozen)
2
Onions (about 100 grams)
4 tablespoons
4 ounces
2
7 ounces
9 ounces
5 ounces
4
Pastry flour (as needed)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Fork, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Box grater, 1 Sieve, 1 Brush, 1 Rolling pin, 1 Fine grater, 1 Parchment paper

Preparation steps

1.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 1

Thaw spinach. Squeeze to remove liquid and coarsely chop. Peel onions and dice.

2.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 2

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a pot. Cook onions over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add spinach and sauté for another 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add nutmeg. Let spinach cool.

3.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 3

Coarsley grate smoked mozzarella on a box grater. Separate the eggs. Mix ricotta, egg yolks and grated cheese with spinach (save egg whites for another use).

4.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 4

Cut chicken into thin strips.

5.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 5

Drain the dried tomatoes and coarsely chop.

6.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 6

Cut dough into quarters. On a floured surface, roll out dough into rounds about about 1 cm (approximately 1/2 inch) thick and about 22 cm (approximately 8 1/2 inches) in diameter. Place dough rounds on a parchment lined baking sheet. If using pre-made pizza crusts, follow package instructions for preparation.

7.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 7

On half of each piece of dough, spread with ricotta mixture, top with spinach and sprinkle with tomatoes. Sprinkle with grated mozzarella.

8.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 8

Fold dough in half over filling and secure edges by crimping or pressing with a fork.

9.
Pizza Calzone preparation step 9

Brush each calzone with a little olive oil and bake in a preheated oven at 225°C (fan: 200°C, gas mark 3-4)(approximately 425°F/convection 400°F) on the bottom rack for 20-25 minutes.