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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Buy pizza dough to make this hearty dinner for two with Parma ham and melty mozzarella. You can make it in less time than your local takeaway delivers

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal967
fat25g
saturates9g
carbs146g
sugars24g
fibre9g
protein34g
salt6g
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Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 200ml passata
  • ½ small bunch basil , leaves picked
  • 2 slices Parma ham , torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 30g sundried tomatoes , chopped
  • 50g mozzarella , torn into chunks
  • 2 x 220g packs pizza dough

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the garlic, fry for 1 min until golden, then add the passata and half the basil leaves. Bring to the boil and cook until it is reduced to a thick sauce, so around 3 mins. Stir in the Parma ham and sundried tomatoes, season, then set aside to cool a little.

  • STEP 2

    Roll out the pizza dough to two 12-15cm circles, then split the mixture between them, piling it onto one side. Top with the mozzarella and remaining basil.

  • STEP 3

    Close the calzone, pulling the side without the filling over, then crimp around the edge, so it looks like a giant Cornish pasty. Transfer to a floured baking sheet and bake for 15 mins until golden and puffed up.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2018

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