Lentil Calzones

Pizza night does not need to be classified as junk food!
Add more fibre and protein to your favourite calzone

  • 13.8 oz (391g) prepared pizza dough (or enough for 1 large pizza)
  • 1-19 fl oz (1-540 mL) lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sundried tomatoes, dry, not in oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pepperoni slices, halved
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced black olives
  • 2 cup (500 mL) light shredded mozzarella
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) pizza sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).
  2. Divide dough into 8 equal parts, cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Using a rolling pin, roll dough into 6-8” circles.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine lentils, sundried tomatoes, onion, pepperoni, black olives and pizza sauce.
  4. Put 1/3 cup of lentil mixture into center of dough and top with 1/4 cup cheese.
  5. Fold over dough to enclose lentil a cheese mixture and pinch dough together where you see any openings.
  6. Grease baking pan and place calzones 2” apart.
  7. Pierce tops with fork and lightly coat tops with egg white.
  8. Bake at 350ºF (180ºC) for 35 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Food Manitoba Group