This Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone is a great slimming-friendly and mega tasty dinner whether you’re counting Calories or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
Calzone is a type of pizza which is filled and the folded before cooking. Imagine oozy cheese, and pizza toppings all wrapped up in a crispy pizza base…yummmmm!!
We have a few tasty pizza recipes for you to try!
- Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone
- Hash Brown Pizza
- Dominos Fakeaway Pepperoni Passion Pizza
- Pizza Boats
How many Calories are in this Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone?
There are 474 calories in each of our slimming friendly Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone. This means it falls into our Weekly Indulgence recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets is this Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Tortilla Wrap
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone recipe?
A calzone pizza from a restaurant will set you back about 32 points…aaarghhhh!!
Our version comes in at 8 Smart Points per calzone, which is a quarter of the point value of a restaurant version!
How to make this Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone recipe
These calzone pizzas will be ready quicker than you can phone the pizza takeaway! Here’s a summary;
- Spread some passata onto on half of a wrap and sprinkle over the other filling ingredients
- Brush the opposite edge of the wrap with egg, fold and crimp together firmly
- Brush the top with egg
- Bake until golden
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with a Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone?
Any of the following go really well with this dish. It’s one of those dishes that goes with pretty much anything. It can of course also be eaten on its own!
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make these Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone?
You’ll need some low calorie tortilla wraps. We like to use Weight Watchers wraps, but there are loads of different brands available.
Just make sure you check the nutritional values of whatever you choose to use!
Other than that, no special ingredients, or equipment are needed – dead easy!
Can you cook this Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone another way?
This recipe needs to be baked in the oven as per the method below.
How do you know when a Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone is cooked?
You should cook these calzone pizzas until they are golden and they centre is piping hot.
This should take approx 10-15 minutes in an oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep a Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of this recipe in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze a Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Chicken and Sweetcorn Pizza Calzone?
From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes until piping hot.
Alternatively you could reheat in the oven for 15 minutes, being careful not to let it burn.
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