Ratatouille Calzones

Author: Canadian Living

Chunky vegetables in a tomato sauce fills these tasty calzones, which even meat eaters will enjoy. Whole wheat pizza dough boosts fibre and protein. The ratatouille sauce is also great served over pasta for a quick vegetarian dinner.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups chopped eggplant
  • 8 oz mushrooms quartered
  • 1 sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1 sweet green pepper chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch granulated sugar
  • 6 oz zucchinis chopped
  • 1 can chopped tomato drained
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 pkg (680 g) frozen whole wheat pizza dough thawed
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Method

In shallow Dutch oven, heat 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the oil over medium heat; fry green onions and garlic for about 2 minutes or until softened.

Add eggplant, mushrooms, red and green peppers, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, hot pepper flakes and sugar; cook, stirring, for about 8 minutes or until beginning to soften.

Add zucchini; cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in tomatoes and tomato paste; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened. Let cool for 15 minutes.

On lightly floured surface, roll out dough into four 8-1/2-inch (21 cm) circles. Divide filling over half of each circle; sprinkle with cheese. Fold dough over; pinch to seal.

Place calzones on cornmeal-dusted baking sheet; brush with remaining oil. Bake in centre of 425°F (220°C) oven for 25 minutes or until golden.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1580 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 669.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 38 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 99 g

%RDI

  • Iron 46.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 34.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 145.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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