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We all need some homemade Italian food in our lives, but many dishes are too complicated for busy everyday lives. Enter these Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Calzones…


They take less than 20 minutes to make and only require 5 ingredients. Best of all, they are actually fun to make, e.g. even good for a date night or weekend lunch. Try them and see for yourself.

Watch our video tutorial to see how to make them:

This Quick and Easy Tomato Basil Calzone recipe only uses 5 ingredients and is ready in 20 minutes
4.50 from 4 votes

Tomato Basil Calzones

Calzones made with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1 package refrigerated pizza dough
  • dipping sauces, i.e. ranch, marinara, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.
  • Chop basil roughly. Core tomatoes and slice to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Lay out your pizza crust onto a floured surface, cut it into 4 even quarters
  • Evenly distribute tomato slices, cheese and basil into the 4 centers of the pizza crust. Fold dough together and seal the ends with your fingers.
  • Place onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Calzones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 1848mg77%
Potassium 298mg9%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 800IU16%
Vitamin C 11.6mg14%
Calcium 220mg22%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
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