Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe

Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe is an Italian stuffed pizza recipe, where spinach is added to whole wheat flour and corn and paneer is stuffed inside the filling. Make these Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone as an evening snack for your kids.

Anitha Balaji
Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe
409 ratings.

A calzone is an Italian filled  pizza, originating in Naples, and shaped as folded pizza. It resembles a half-moon and is made of salted bread dough.

The Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe is an fusion recipe of a calzone made with spinach, corn, paneer and cheese. The addition of spinach to the roti dough increases the nutrient content and adding paneer to the filling gives you the protein factor thus making this a wholesome snack or meal.

Serve the Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone as a tea time snack, pack into the kids lunch box or even serve it as an appetizer for parties along with Macaroni Minestrone Soup and Roasted Potatoes & Zucchini Bake

 

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Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the spinach rotis:
  • 2 cups Vivatta Chakki Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Spinach , roughly chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the filling
  • 1 cup Sweet corn , steamed
  • 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , or tofu, grated
  • 1/4 cup Cheese
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 5 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • Cooking oil , oil for cooking

How to make Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe

  1. To begin making the Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone Recipe, first get all the ingredients ready.

  2. To begin making the dough for the spinach roti - in a wok, add a teaspoon of oil and stir fry the spinach until it wilts down. Once the spinach wilts down, turn off the heat and allow it to cool. once cooled, puree the spinach.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the pureed spinach, the whole wheat flour, salt and add little water at a time to make a smooth firm dough. Drizzle a little oil and knead again to make a smooth dough.

  4. Divide the dough into 8 to 10 equal portions and shape into balls. Keep aside.

  5. To make the corn filling for the calzone, heat oil in a pan and add green chillies and capsicum and stir fry until the capsicum becomes soft and tender. Once soft and tender, add the remaining filling ingredients and stir well to combine. Check the salt and adjust to suit your taste.

  6. To make the calzones, roll the dough ball into a flat circle of 3 inch diameter by dusting it in flour.

  7. Place a tablespoon of the filling on one side of the rolled dough. Now fold the other to make a calzone which is half moon shaped.

  8. Take a fork and press on all sides to seal the edges and make a design. Place this calzone on a hot tava on simmer. Add a little oil on both sides and cook until the dough is cooked through and brown on both sides and lightly crisp.

  9. Once done, remove from the skillet and serve.

  10. Serve the Corn and Spinach Whole Wheat Calzone as a tea time snack, pack into the kids lunch box or even serve it as an appetizer for parties along with Macaroni Minestrone Soup and Roasted Potatoes & Zucchini Bake

Last Modified On Tuesday, 11 December 2018 15:58
     
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