Front view of a calzone cut into half and stacked.
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Vegan Calzone with Meatballs

Stuff calzones with vegan meatballs and pizza sauce
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 calzones
Calories 830kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

For the pizza dough

For the stuffing

  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic crushed
  • 1/4 Red Onion Julienned
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper Julienned
  • 2 Zucchini medium sized and zoodled
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Pizza Sauce for cooking
  • 1 packet Gardein Glassic Meatless Meatballs
  • Pizza Sauce for dipping
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450
  • Place the meatballs on a oiled baking tray and put it in the oven
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until they are browned
  • Cut the dough into 4 pieces and cover with a damp cloth. Set aside
  • Heat a stainless steel pan on medium heat for 30 seconds
  • Add the oil and garlic
  • Add the onions and bell peppers
  • Cook until they are soft (about 4-5 minutes)
  • Add the zucchini zoodles and cook for about 3 minutes
  • Mix well and set aside
  • Set the oven heater to 400°
  • Roll the dough in a long shape (like a flatbread)
  • Place the meatballs stuffings on one side, keeping the edges clean (about 3 meatballs per dough)
  • Fold over the bottom part of the dough
  • Using a fork, seal the top and bottom of the calzone
  • Place the calzone on an oiled baking tray
  • Generously brush the top of the calzone with almond milk
  • Repeat the process for the remaining 3 dough pieces
  • Place the tray in the oven and bake for about 30-35 minutes until the top is browned
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool to touch before serving
  • Serve with pizza sauce

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Notes

- My local grocery store sells 16oz pizza dough which is about 1Lb per bag.  So, I used 2 bags.  Each bag makes 2 calzones, so, you will have 4 calzones in total
-  I put about 3 meatballs per calzone.  If you don't want to make all 4 at once, refrigerate the remaining meatballs stuffing and use it in the future.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 830kcal | Carbohydrates: 135g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 2400mg | Potassium: 664mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 830IU | Vitamin C: 38.8mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 11mg