Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone

  • 5MINS
  • 15MINS
  • 390KCAL

First pasties, now Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone! A perfect slimming recipe, if you're counting calories or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers or similar.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories390
  • Carbs23g
  • Protein10g
  • Fat7g
  • Saturates2g
  • Sugars3g

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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 to know in the blurb!

These Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzones are the perfect way to satisfy your pizza cravings without blowing your diet!

If you’re a fan of pizza and calzone why not try some of these recipes?

What diet is this Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone suitable for?

This can easily be made gluten free by making sure you use a GF wrap. You can also enjoy this when following a dairy free diet, as long as you use a dairy free cheese.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Ham and Mushroom Calzone recipe?

  • You need to count 9 Points per portion of this Ham and Mushroom Calzone recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 9 Points per portion of this Ham and Mushroom Calzone recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 9 Points per portion of this Ham and Mushroom Calzone recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

This is a great saving when you consider a Domino’s Personal Meat Feast Pizza clocks up 18 Points!

How many calories are in this Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone?

We worked this recipe out to be approximately 390 calories per calzone, which means it fits into our Everyday Light category, but as always, please double check any nutritional information yourself.

A small classic Pepperoni Feast from Pizza Hut clocks up 1,050 calories, so this is a really great swap!

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.

Step 1

Take a wrap and spread the passata over half (be careful not to get any too close to the edge).

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Step 2

Place all of the remaining ingredients (apart from the egg!) on one half of the wrap (again be careful not to get any too close to the edge).

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Step 3

Brush the exposed side of the wrap and all around the edges with beaten egg.

Step 4

Fold the wrap in half and press down around the edge. Crimp the edges using the back of a fork, then place on a baking tray sprayed with low calorie cooking spray. Brush the outside of the pasty with beaten egg.

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Step 5

Bake at 200°C for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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What could I serve with this Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone?

This Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone is great served with;

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How do you know when this Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone is cooked?

Bake at 200°C for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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 this Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone?

We’ve not tried freezing them, but lots of people on our Facebook group have frozen our pasties, so there’s no reason why these Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone wouldn’t freeze well either, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it has cooled down completely.
  • Use an air-tight 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! Unless you fancy mystery food for dinner haha.

Just let them defrost, then pop them in the microwave to reheat. Or you could reheat them in the oven if you prefer, but be careful not to burn them.

Make sure they are piping hot before you eat them!

How do I reheat this Ham and Mushroom 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 then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone

First pasties, now Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone! A perfect slimming recipe, if you’re counting calories or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers or similar.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    15 MINS
  • KCals 390
  • Carbs 23G
WW Points
  • 9 Green
  • 9 Blue
  • 9 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 tortilla wrap
  • 2 slices ham diced, approximately 50g
  • 2 medium mushrooms sliced
  • 1 small handful onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp peppers finely diced
  • 1 tbsp passata
  • 40 g reduced fat cheddar grated
  • 1 small egg beaten
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Take a wrap and spread the passata over half (be careful not to get any too close to the edge).
  2. Place all of the remaining ingredients (apart from the egg!) on one half of the wrap (again be careful not to get any too close to the edge).
  3. Brush the exposed side of the wrap and all around the edges with beaten egg.
  4. Fold the wrap in half and press down around the edge. Crimp the edges using the back of a fork, then place on a baking tray sprayed with low calorie cooking spray. Brush the outside of the pasty with beaten egg.
  5. Bake at 200°C for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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GeorgiaThursday 20th June 2019

Delicious, I am loving your site. All the recipes I’ve made so far have been so tasty!! Thanks for keeping such an organised site wit the recipes so easily accessible. Makes it easier for us unofficial slimmers 🙂

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