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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Mock Calzones

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Category: Sandwiches

 Ingredients List

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 6 tb Finely chopped red bell
  • -pepper
  • 6 tb Finely chopped carrot
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tb Water
  • 3/4 ts Dried whole basil
  • 3/4 ts Dried whole oregano
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 8 oz No-salt-added tomato sauce,
  • -(1 can)
  • 1 1/4 c Sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 2 c Small fresh broccoli
  • -flowerets
  • 4 oz Shredded part-skim
  • -mozzarella cheese, (1 cup)
  • 3/4 c Lite ricotta cheese
  • 2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 2 Whole wheat pita bread
  • -rounds, (6-inch) cut in
  • -half


Coat a small saucepan with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until
hot. Add bell pepper, carrot, and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tender.
Add water and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer,
uncovered, 5 minutes. Set sauce aside, and keep warm.

Coat a medium skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until
hot. Add mushrooms and onion; saute 3 minutes. Add broccoli; cover and cook
3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Set aside.

Combine mozzarella cheese and next 3 ingredients; stir well. Add mushroom
mixture; stir well. Divide evenly between pita halves; arrange on a baking

Bake at 375 deg for 10 minutes. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 pita
half and 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sauce).

Per serving: 336 Calories; 13g Fat (33% calories from fat); 23g Protein;
35g Carbohydrate; 41mg Cholesterol; 789mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Serve with sauce.

NOTES : Registered dietitian Joan Locker, of New York City, found a way to
make vegetarian calzones with pita pocket bread.

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