Mushroom and pepper calzones

Prep: 40 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Mushroom and pepper calzones
Mushrooms are full of beta-glucan, which helps the body fight disease, and essential minerals like folate, magnesium and zinc. This tasty recipe will even entice little mushroom-haters to eat these nutritional powerhouses.

Olive oil spray

Flour for dusting

Easy pizza dough

250ml homemade sauce

250g mozzarella cheese, grated

2 red peppers, cut into rings

225g, sliced button mushrooms

2 tsp vegetable oil

Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375°F / Gas mark 5

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper, sprayed with olive oil spray and set aside.

Lightly flour a clean surface. Cut the pizza dough into thirds and set aside for a calzone.

Roll and stretch into a pizza shapes.

Spread the pizza sauce over half of each circle, leaving the edge uncovered.

Repeat with remaining pizza shapes.

Sprinkle each with cheese and scatter with peppers and mushrooms.

Fold in half and crimp edges.

Using a large spatula, carefully move calzones onto the oiled baking tray.

Lightly brush each with a little vegetable oil.

Bake in centre of preheated oven until golden on bottom, 20-25 minutes.

Let cool 10-15 minutes before serving.

Delicious in a lunchbox.


Preparation Time
40 minutes

Cooking Time
25 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Cheese, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Easy, Healthy, Kids Food, Lunch Box, Snacks

Level of Difficulty

Caution: Filling will be hot.

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