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Egg Roll Wrapper Calzones

by Kristen
Lately I have been trying to make recipes healthier so I can loose my baby weight  get in shape for summer!I was watching The Hungry Girl, a show on the Food Network where the host made apple pies using egg roll wrappers instead of using pie crust!  What a great way to have a tasty treat while saving a bunch of calories!An Egg roll wrapper is about 80 calories.

I decided to dig a little deeper into this Egg roll wrapper concept.  I made calzones with the egg roll wrappers.  I LOVE Pizza, but pizza crust can hold many calories.

How to make Egg roll wrapper calzones

1)  Prepare calzone fillings.  Anything that you would like on a pizza will taste good in your calzone!  I made zucchini and onion calzones.

2)  My local grocery store keeps the egg roll wrappers in the produce section.

3) Lay out your egg roll wrapper.  Place your fillings on one half of the egg roll wrapper.  Add some cheese if you desire.

4)  Fold the other half of the egg roll wrapper over the fillings.  Fold the edges over and seal the edges with a fork.

5) Brush a little olive oil over your creation.

6) Bake your calzones at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 10 minutes or until the wrapper is golden brown.

7) Use some marinara sauce for dipping and enjoy!



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Chrysallis Designs August 16, 2012 - 2:57 pm

I also did a meaty kinda of version for appetizers- ground turkey and soy with ginger and thin sliced scallions, blend the warm ground turkey with cream cheese the other stuff and then put it in an egg roll wrapper ( i used 1 egg roll wrapper and pinched the sides up for appetizers) my hubby liked it better than the crab Rangoon from our favorite restaurant. ( I think it was the scallions and cream cheese!)

I have to try your calzone idea! Very cool. So glad I found your blog! 🙂

Love June 9, 2016 - 9:59 pm

I will definitely attempt this. …I’m trying to think if all the veggies I already have at home..maybe mix a little meat in …. thanks for this amazing idea!

Our Pinteresting Family August 4, 2012 - 10:09 pm

I made this with mini pizza ingredients and they were a huge hit. 🙂

Sangeeta June 17, 2012 - 1:53 pm

great idea, thanks for the tip.

Annabellouise June 16, 2012 - 8:30 am

Yummy. Clever idea.

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds May 18, 2012 - 12:17 pm

These look really good! I never thought to use egg roll wrappers for calzones! Thanks for linking to Handmade Tuesdays.

Tiffany May 17, 2012 - 9:53 pm

I would love to make these and freeze them for later use. Do you think I could assemble and freeze or should I cook them for a bit first and then freeze?

Danni Baird @ Silo Hill Farm May 16, 2012 - 12:16 pm

Yummm! This looks so good! I'll be trying this!

eclecticlamb May 15, 2012 - 12:39 am

These look great! Thanks for sharing.

Our Pinteresting Family May 14, 2012 - 3:33 pm

These look amazing!! I love making recipes with egg roll wrappers, and I can't wait to try this one out. Megan

Elise May 14, 2012 - 1:32 pm

I'm going to try this TODAY! I love calzones! A few days ago I tried making pizza rolls… deep fried pizza rolls…. lots of calories, bleh!

Recipes We Love May 13, 2012 - 2:04 am

Great idea!

micki @ ADD housewife May 12, 2012 - 1:15 am

Very good! I'm going to have to try this 🙂

hypnobarb1 May 11, 2012 - 8:51 pm

That is seriously clever.


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