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Beef calzone

  • Nuts Free Diet

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Beef calzone

Method

For the ground beef

  • Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. 
  • Add the ground beef and press it with a serving spoon to break down any large pieces. 
  • Sauté the ground beef for 4-5 minutes, until it is golden brown and the pot’s juices are evaporated.
  • Finely chop the carrot, the onions, and the garlic, add them to the pot, and sauté them for 2-3 more minutes.
  • Beat the spinach and the mushrooms into a food processor, for 1-2 minutes, until completely pureed. 
  • Add the canned tomatoes and beat until you get a uniform, smooth tomato sauce.
  • Pour the sauce into the pot and let it come to a boil.
  • Add the lentils to the pot and let them boil for 20 minutes.
  • Finely chop the parsley and add it to the pot.
  • Pour the water and stir with a serving spoon. 
  • Boil for 3-4 minutes and remove the pot from the heat.

For the calzone

  • Preheat the oven to 200οC (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a pot over medium heat, add the ground beef with the veggies, and let them boil for another 15 minutes until you get a thicker sauce.
  • Dust your kitchen counter with a little flour and roll out the ready-made pizza dough into a 35x45 cm sheet.
  • Use a round 16 cm cookie cutter to cut 6 dough circles.
  • Divide the ground beef with the veggies at the center of each circle and sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese.
  • Brush the edges of the dough with the egg wash.
  • Fold into semi-circles and press the edges with a fork to stick together well.
  • Transfer the calzones to a baking pan lined with parchment paper, brush them with the egg wash, and bake them for 15-20 minutes until the dough is golden and the cheese melts.
  • Remove the baking pan from the oven and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

518
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

22.0
Total Fat (g)
31 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

8.4
Saturated Fat (g)
42 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

51.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

9.5
Sugars (g)
11 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

25.0
Protein (g)
50 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.9
Fibre (g)
20 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.1
Sodium (g)
18 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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