Tweaked from a recipe at brandnewvegan

Calzone Filling
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 8oz package fresh Mushrooms, chopped or sliced
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • handful of fresh Spinach, stems removed or half a block of frozen (chopped)
  • handful of fresh Basil, stems removed, chopped
  • 2-3 tabelspoons of minced sundried tomatoes (optional)
  • 1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
Avocado Alioli Sauce
  • 12oz tub Tofu (any)
  • 3 Tbls Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tbls Water
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Miso paste if you have it
  • 1 ripe Avocado
  • ¼ tsp Salt
Calzone Dough
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 Tbls Sugar
  • 2¼ tsp Active Dry Yeast
  • 2-3 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder and/or Italian Seasoning (optional)
Eggless Wash
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 Tbls Corn Starch
  • 1 tsp Molasses
  1. Prepare dough by adding sugar and yeast to warm water
  2. I found microwaving 1 cup of water for 50 sec is just the right temp
  3. Let sit for 10 minutes to allow yeast to bloom
  4. Using a stand mixer, add flour until rough dough ball is formed and dough pulls away from sides.
  5. Cover with Kitchen Towel for at least 15 minutes to allow to rise
  1. Prepare filling by sautéing onion and red pepper in pan with a little olive oil
  2. Add mushrooms and cook until reduced in size
  3. Add basil and spinach and cook until wilted
  4. Stir in Balsamic and set aside
  1. Prepare Alioli by adding all ingredients to blender and blending until smooth
  2. Scrape down sides occasionally and add water as needed
  1. Spread out dough onto well floured surface
  2. Using additional flour as needed to make a smooth ball
  3. Divide into 8 even pieces
  4. Roll out each piece into 6″ circle
  5. Spread Alioli Sauce on thickly to cover entire surface of dough
  6. Spoon 2 Tablespoons of filling into center and fold dough up to seal into half moon shapes
  7. Pinch edges to seal or use fork tines, and brush with eggless wash
  8. Lay onto parchment lined or greased cookie sheet
  9. Bake in 450 degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until browned