spinach mushroom calzone
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Spinach Mushroom Calzone

Mushrooms, Spinach, & Cheese smothered together in this handy little pocket makes a great dinner or lunch option.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 large calzone
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 2-3 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 10 ounce bag frozen mixed mushrooms*
  • 1/4 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder divided
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 5 ounces fresh spinach leaves
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp. plain greek yogurt full fat
  • Namaste GF Pizza Crust Mix**

Instructions

  • Prepare pizza mix according to package directions for one pizza.***
  • Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp. olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and garlic and cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms and cook additional 1-2 minutes and stir in fennel seeds and 1/4 tsp garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste.
  • Continue to cook about 5-6 more minutes then drain any excess liquid.
  • Add spinach leaves in batches and cook until slightly wilted. Drain any excess liquid again.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In small separate bowl mix cream cheese, yogurt, and 1/4 tsp. garlic powder until smooth.
  • Place mushroom and spinach mixture on bottom side of calzone.
  • Top with cream cheese mixture and mozzarella cheese.
  • Fold calzone over and put back in preheat 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes.

Notes

*can use fresh mushrooms and any variety
**can use your choice of pizza dough
***once spreading out pizza dough I made two large circles that I placed side by side so when cooking they would connect yet fold over for the calzone shape.