Ricotta Spinach Calzone

Ricotta Spinach Calzone
  • 15

    min prep time
  • 20

    min cook time
  • 1



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ¾ cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsps Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 250g pizza dough
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sea salt


  1. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil and sauté spinach until cooked down. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  3. Using your hands, squeeze as much liquid as possible out of the spinach and give it a good chop.
  4. In a bowl, combine spinach, ricotta, parmesan and nutmeg.
  5. Place pizza dough on a lightly floured surface and, using a rolling pin or your hands, flatten it out into a 12inch circle and place it on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Spread the ricotta filling onto half the pizza dough, making sure to leave a 1inch border around the edge.
  7. Fold the other half of the dough over the spinach mixture. Press edges of dough together and pinch with fingers to seal.
  8. With a sharp knife, cut 3 steam vents in top of calzone and brush lightly with olive oil.
  9. Sprinkle with sea salt and bake on the middle oven rack for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Place on wire rack and let cool 5 min before serving.