Courtesy of Richard's Whole Foods

Zucchini Calzones

Diet Type: Vegetarian

Cooking Time: Over one hour


  Calzone Crust
  1 1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
  1 cup lukewarm water
  2 teaspoons honey
  1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  2 cups unbleached white flour with germ (and a bit extra for kneading)
  1 cup whole wheat bread flour
  1/4 cup cornmeal
  3 tablespoons olive oil
  Zucchini Filling
  2 tablespoons olive oil
  2 cups minced onion
  1 teaspoon salt
  1 teaspoon dried oregano
  1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 5 medium) cut into small pieces
  1 bag Boca crumbles thawed
  4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  8 oz grated dairy or soy cheese (mozz or cheddar work well)

Crust:Combine yeast, water, and honey in a large bowl. Stir and let stand for 5 minutes. Beat in salt, flours, and cornmeal with a wooden spoon until too thick to mix then turn onto a floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes. Grease mixing bowl with olive oil. Return dough to bowl. Brush top surface with oil and let rise in a warm place for about one hour or until doubled in bulk. Preheat oven to 425. Oil a baking tray.

Punch dough to deflate it and turn it our on to the floured surface. Divide dough into 6-8 equal parts, and knead each part into a ball. Roll each ball into a circle or oval about 1/4 inch thick. Place about 1/4 cup filling on one side and carefully stretch the other side of the dough over the filling. Crimp the edges firmly with the flat sied of a fork. Prick with fork a few timews and place on prepared tray. Bake 15 min. Cool for 10 min before eating.

Filling: Saute ingredients on med heat to tender. Fill calzone,top w/ cheese. Fold,crimp,and bake as above.

Servings: 8

Author: Ellen Sue Spicer of Hands on Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 410
Calories from Fat 125
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g21%
  Saturated Fat 4g21%
  Mono Fat 8g 
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 1941mg81%
Total Carbs 52g17%
  Dietary Fiber 8g30%
Protein 24g 
Vitamin B-615%
Vitamin A6%
Vitamin C16%
Vitamin E8%
Vitamin B-123%
Pantothenic acid5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.