Chicken Calzone

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 302.2
  • Total Fat: 15.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 41.3 mg
  • Sodium: 326.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 16.4 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    3/4 cup chopped onion 1 tsp. minced garlic
    4 cups chopped spinach leaves 4 wedges Happy Farm Light Creamy Swiss cheese
    2 tbsp. fat-free Greek Yogurt 2 tbsp. reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping
    1 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. dried basil
    1/8 tsp. black pepper 10 oz. cooked and sliced skinless chicken breast
    1 package Pillsbury Classic Pizza Crust refrigerated dough
    Whole-wheat flour, for dusting


Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until softened and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add spinach to the skillet. Stirring frequently, cook until wilted, about 1 minute.
Transfer cooked veggies to a strainer, and blot away excess moisture.
To make the filling, in a large bowl, mix cheese wedges with Greek Yogurt until smooth and uniform. Stir in Parm-style topping, garlic powder, basil, and pepper. Add cooked veggies and sliced chicken to the cheese mixture, and stir to coat.
Roll out dough into a rectangle of even thickness, about 10 inches by 9 inches. Slice into 5 strips, each about 2 inches by 9 inches.
Lightly sprinkle workspace with flour, and place 1 dough strip in the center. Fold strip in half twice, and flatten with your palm. Use your hands (or a rolling pin) to form the dough into a circle about 6 inches in diameter. Place 1/5th of filling (about 1/2 cup) in the center. Stretch and pull the top of the dough over filling to meet the bottom, forming a crescent. Use your fingers or a fork to firmly seal edges. (It doesn't need to look perfect!)
Carefully transfer to baking sheet. Repeat process 4 times with remaining dough strips and filling, lightly re-sprinkling workspace with flour, if needed. Poke a few slits in each calzone, to let steam escape.
Bake until golden brown, 18 - 20 minutes. Enjoy!

Serving Size: 5

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEANNIE1966.

TAGS:  Poultry |

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