Cheesy Spinach-and-Pepper Calzones

Cheesy Spinach-and-Pepper Calzones
  • 6Servings


  • 1 pound pizza dough, quartered
  • 1 pound frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 12 ounces mozzarella, shredded
  • 2 cups chopped Roasted Peppers
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • EVOO, for brushing
  • 2 cups Tomato Sauce


Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven and preheat to 425 degrees . Using floured hands, stretch out dough into 8-inch rounds. Combine spinach and mozzarella. Divide among dough rounds and top with peppers; dollop with ricotta. Fold dough over and pinch edges together. Transfer calzones to 2 oiled baking sheets. Brush tops with EVOO and bake until crust is puffed and golden-brown, 20 minutes. Serve with tomato sauce.