Onion and Pepper Calzones

Onion and Pepper Calzones

Onion and Pepper Calzones

Prep and Cook Time 25 minutes


Makes 10 appetizers


1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 can (12 ounces) country biscuits (10 biscuits)
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup prepared spaghetti or pizza sauce
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add salt, basil, oregano and black pepper; stir to combine. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, flatten biscuits into 3-1/2-inch circles about 1/8 inch thick using palm of hand.
  3. Stir mozzarella cheese into onion mixture. Spoon 1 teaspoon onion mixture onto each biscuit. Fold biscuits in half, covering filling. Press edges with tines of fork to seal; transfer to baking sheet.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. While calzones are baking, place spaghetti sauce in small microwavable bowl. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH 3 minutes or until hot.
  5. To serve, spoon spaghetti sauce and Parmesan cheese evenly over each calzone. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 calzone
Calories 117
Calories from Fat 31 %
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 441 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Vegetable 1
Fat 1-1/2



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