Filed Under: Chicken, Lunch, Under 20 Mins

Butter Chicken Calzone

Using leftovers to make a completely new meal is A+ in our books. Calzones can be frozen, ready for baking right out of the freezer when you need a quick lunch — just add 8–10 minutes to the baking time.

September 4th, 2013

By LeeAnne Wright
Prop styling by Lynda Felton
From the print edition, September 2013

Tip: Bottled butter chicken sauces are often high in sodium. We like PC Blue Menu Butter Chicken Cooking Sauce because it’s lower in sodium and fat than many other products.
Prep Time
20 Minutes
Cook Time
12 minutes or until golden brown
  • 4 cooked chicken drumsticks
  • ½ cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup jarred butter chicken sauce
  • 1 tube refrigerated pizza dough
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.

  2. Pull cooked chicken from drumsticks.

  3. Mix together chicken with red pepper, green onion, mozzarella cheese and butter chicken sauce.

  4. Unroll dough and cut into 4 rectangles.

  5. On one end of each rectangle, mound 1/2 cup of chicken mixture, then fold over other end of dough and press edges to seal.

  6. Cut 2 vents into the top of each.

  7. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool before packing in a lunch container.

Nutrients Per Serving

263 calories, 7 g fat, 41 mg calcium, 791 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre, 13 g protein. Good source of vitamin C and iron.

Butter Chicken Calzone
Photography by Maya Visnyei