Mozza Pita-Calzone

Our dietitians' favourite

If the kids like pizza, they're going to love Pita Calzone. But our recipe is more nutritious than take-out, using pita breads and lots of fresh vegetables. And it's much more economical, too!

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 4 min - 5 min
Yields 4 servings
mozza pita calzone

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced mushrooms
  • of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato sauce
  • 4 pita breads
  • 4 slices of ham cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely sliced Canadian Mozzarella cheese

Preparation

Finely slice all the vegetables. Melt the butter in a skillet and lightly cook the vegetables 4 to 5 minutes until soft. Add a pinch of oregano, salt and pepper and mix well. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Spread the tomato sauce over the pita breads. On the first half of each, spread the ham slices, the vegetables and the Mozzarella slices. Fold the other half across and hold in place with a toothpick.

Serve cold or warm.

Tips

Most pizzas call for Mozzarella, but have fun experimenting with other Canadian cheeses, as well. Each has a distinct personality for almost endless variety to your pizza creations. Just make sure the cheese is grated or very thinly sliced.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 339 Calories
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 43 g
Fat: 12 g
Fibre: 6.3 g
Sodium: 816 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 15 % / 167 mg
Vitamin C: 62 %
Vitamin B12: 37 %
Phosphorus: 29 %
Thiamin: 28 %