Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant
and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of
almost anyone's diet. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need
to consume extra calories and eat a variety of nutritious foods
to contribute to their baby's growth and
30 minutes, including bake time
- 1 c. jarred pizza sauce
- 32 slices of turkey pepperoni (50% less fat)
- 4 oz. shredded, low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella
- 2 c. sliced mushrooms
- 1-lb. bag whole-wheat pizza dough
- Preheat oven to 375Âº Fahrenheit (190Âº Celsius).
- Flour work surface.
- Divide dough into four equal parts; roll out one part at a
time into circles.
- On half of each circle, add:
1/4 c. pizza sauce
1/2 c. mushroom slices
8 pepperoni slices
1/4 c. shredded mozzarella
- Fold calzone and press edges together to seal; cut small hole
in top to allow steam to escape.
- Place calzones on non-stick baking sheet; bake for 15-20
minutes or until golden brown (check instructions on pizza dough;
baking temperatures may vary depending on brand used).
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
18 g protein
12 g fat
5 g sat. fat
55 g carbohydrate
10 g fiber
33 mg cholesterol
1200 mg sodium
201 mg calcium
1 mg iron
6 mcg folic acid
Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands
Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding
This recipe is an excellent source of protein and calcium, which
are essential during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Mary L. Gavin, MD
Tracy Chivari, MS, RD, CDN
Date reviewed: May 2006
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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