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Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe 

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If you love shredded chicken, Italian flavors, flaky bread, and cheese this Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe is for you. These are perfect for families, parties, on the go work lunch, and so much more. 

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Can I Make My Own Shredded Chicken From Scratch? 

Yes, you can definitely make shredded chicken from scratch. It’s a simple process too. 

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts or chicken thighs
  • Water or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper (or other seasonings of your choice)

Instructions:

  1. Season the chicken 
  2. In a pot or a deep skillet, add enough water or chicken broth to cover the chicken
  3. Bring the liquid to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce the heat to low and let it simmer gently.
  4. Add the chicken pieces to the pot and make sure they are submerged in the liquid. 
  5. Cover the pot and let the chicken simmer for about 20-25.
  6. Remove it from the pot and place it on a cutting board.
  7. Using two forks or your hands, shred the chicken into small, thin pieces.
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Where Can I Find Ready To Go Shredded Chicken? 

Ready-to-go shredded chicken can be found in physical stores and online. Here are some common options for finding shredded chicken for this Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe.

  1. Grocery stores: Most grocery stores have a refrigerated or frozen section where you can find pre-cooked and pre-shredded chicken. 
  2. Deli counters: Some deli counters offer shredded chicken as part of their prepared foods selection. 
  3. Online grocery delivery services: Many online grocery delivery services, such as Amazon Fresh, Instacart, or Walmart Grocery, offer shredded chicken as part of their inventory. 
  4. Fast food or restaurant takeout: Some fast food chains or restaurants offer shredded chicken as an ingredient in their menu items. 
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How Much Does This Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe Cost? 

To estimate the cost of the recipe, we’ll consider average prices based on common market rates. Keep in mind that prices can vary depending on your location and where you shop. Here’s an approximate breakdown of the costs for the listed ingredients:

  • 1 can biscuit dough: $1.50
  • 1 cup shredded chicken: $1.00
  • 1 cup chopped spinach: $0.25
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese: $1.00
  • 8 oz cheese slices: $1.00
  • ½ cup marinara sauce: $0.50
  • ½ tbsp Italian seasoning: $0.10
  • Total estimated cost: $5.90


Baking Tips & Hacks For Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe 

Preheat the oven: Make sure to preheat your oven according to the instructions on the biscuit dough can. Prepare the baking dish: Grease or line your baking dish with parchment paper to prevent sticking and make cleanup easier.

Adjust biscuit dough size: If the canned biscuit dough is larger than the desired size for your recipe, you can roll it out on a lightly floured surface to make it thinner or cut it into smaller pieces.

Layering ingredients: Follow the Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe instructions for layering the ingredients in the dish. 

Seasoning and flavors: Feel free to adjust the seasoning and flavors according to your taste preferences. You can add additional herbs, spices, meat, or cheese.

Checking for doneness: To ensure that the dish is fully cooked, check the biscuit dough for golden brown color and a crisp texture. Insert a toothpick or a knife into the center of the dish to ensure the biscuit dough is cooked all the way through.

Resting time: Allow the dish to cool for a few minutes before serving. This will help the flavors meld together and make it easier to handle the Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe when serving.

What Ingredients Do You Need?

  • 1 can biscuit dough
  • 1 cup shredded chicken 
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz cheese slices 
  • ½ cup marinara sauce 
  • ½ tbsp Italian seasoning 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • Non stick cooking spray 
Ingredients


How Do You Make It?  

  1. Combine the shredded chicken, chopped spinach, Parmesan cheese, marinara sauce, and seasoning in a medium mixing bowl and stir.
  2. Remove all the biscuit doughs and roll them flat using a cookie dough roller or something of similar shape. Roll it in a slight oval shape over round so that your calzones are not too short and circular.
  3. Spoon 3-4 tbsp of the chicken mixture onto half of the dough (covering half of the oval from one edge to the center.
  4. Pull the edge of the empty side up and over the filling
  5. Press the edges together with a fork or your fingers. 
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Line a Sheet Pan with parchment paper and set the calzones on it. 
  8. Bake Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe for 10-12 minutes until the crust becomes golden brown and flaky.
  9. You can garnish with more sauce and Italian seasoning! 
chicken spinach calzone recipe

Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe

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With amazing flavors like shredded chicken, Italian spices, flaky bread, and cheese these Calzones really knock it out of the park! 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8 Calzones

Equipment

  • Sheet Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can biscuit dough
  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz cheese slices
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • ½ tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Non stick cooking spray

Instructions
 

  • Combine the shredded chicken, chopped spinach, Parmesan cheese, marinara sauce, and seasoning in a medium mixing bowl and stir.
  • Remove all the biscuit doughs and roll them flat using a cookie dough roller or something of similar shape. Roll it in a slight oval shape over round so that your calzones are not too short and circular.
  • Spoon 3-4 tbsp of the chicken mixture onto half of the dough (covering half of the oval from one edge to the center.
  • Pull the edge of the empty side up and over the filling
  • Press the edges together with a fork or your fingers.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a Sheet Pan with parchment paper and set the calzones on it.
  • Bake Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe
  • for 10-12 minutes until the crust becomes golden brown and flaky.
  • You can garnish with more sauce and Italian seasoning!

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Keyword Appetizer, canned biscuits, chicken

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Storage Tips 

If you have leftovers you want to store, allow them to cool completely. Cover tightly with plastic wrap or transfer it to an airtight container. Refrigerate within 2 hours of cooking. Properly stored, it can be refrigerated for up to 3-4 days. If you want to freeze the dish for longer storage, it’s best to freeze it before baking. Assemble the dish but do not bake it. Cover the dish tightly with plastic wrap or use a freezer-safe container. Label the container with the name and date. It can be frozen for up to 2-3 months.

Thawing: When you’re ready to eat the Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe, transfer it from the freezer to the refrigerator and allow it to thaw overnight. Once completely thawed, you can follow the baking instructions as usual.

Reheating: To reheat the refrigerated or thawed dish, you can cover it with foil and bake in a preheated oven at around 350°F (175°C) until heated through. The exact time will depend on the size of the dish and your oven, but it may take approximately 20-30 minutes. You can also reheat individual portions of your Chicken Spinach & Parmesan Calzone Recipe in the microwave on a microwave-safe plate.

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