Corn & Broccoli Calzones

July/August 2007, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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These calzones are stuffed with a summery combination of corn and broccoli, but you can use whatever you have in your fridge. Part-skim ricotta and mozzarella make our pizza pockets lower in saturated fat. Plus a whole-wheat crust adds a nutty flavor and extra fiber. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce for dipping.

"I used a 16oz refrigerated ball of whole wheat pizza dough from Trader Joe's and made 4. You really had to stretch out the dough; normal calzones have substantially thicker pieces of dough, so keep that in mind. If you have 20 oz and like...
Corn & Broccoli Calzones

18 Reviews for Corn & Broccoli Calzones

Corn and Broccoli Calzones

I love these calzones! I used a pizza stone and they browned nicely. I think using fresh basil really adds a complexity to the filling. I am an Foods & Nutrition high school teacher and will be making these with my students tomorrow for an easy, healthy complex carb a teenager can easily make! They actually found the recipe!

A few moderations

These were yummy. The second time I made them however, I added a can of pizza sauce to the ricotta/cheese/corn/broccoli mix just for some added moisture, they were slightly dry the first time.
I also found it much easier to stretch out the little pieces of dough by hand rather than roll them.

We love these

My husband and I love these! We've had them about 3 times already. The corn makes them almost sweet. Leftovers even reheat well: they reheat best in the oven at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes, or in the microwave on the "pizza" cycle.

Healthy, loaded with vegetables but still cheesy, not bland

I made this last night for dinner. I had read the reviews of previous posters and added a bit more salt (1/2 tsp instead of 1/4 tsp) and sprinkled garlic powder over the calzone prior to baking. I also used reduced fat ricotta cheese. These turned out great! I would definitely recommend this recipe. It would be easy to add things you like - ham, sausage, or chicken if you want a bit of meat. I will definitely be making these again.

Great combo of veggies
Changed up the recipe

Made a few changes to the recipe. Added some cooked chicken, spinach, zucchini & tomato it was pretty tasty. Next time I’ll add some sauce in the actual calzone, mine turned out a little dry and some more mozzarella would be good. I also brushed the top of the calzones with olive oil and put a little salt & garlic powder on the top. I made the whole wheat pizza dough from the winter 2003 issue and it turned out really good. Was very tasty and easy to make. The family loved them.


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