SPAM® and Cheese Calzone

SPAM® and Cheese Calzone

You know what a turnover is? It’s a kind of pastry made by filling in a piece of dough and sealing it. It’s not rocket science people. You’re not building a Mars rover here. Although the taste of this SPAM® with Bacon-filled bad boy is out of this world!

15 min 8 servings 9 ingredients


  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® with Bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 13.8-ounce cans refrigerated pizza crust dough, divided
  • 2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese, divided
  • 2 teaspoons stoneground mustard


  • 1.Heat oven to 425°F.
  • 2.In large bowl, combine SPAM® With Bacon, onion, jalapeño, mayonnaise, mustard and 1 cup shredded cheese; mix well.
  • 3.Brush 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan with 1 teaspoon oil. Unroll 1 can dough onto bottom of pan, gently stretching and pressing dough to cover bottom. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup shredded cheese to within 1 inch of edge. Spoon SPAM® mixture over cheese.
  • 4.Unroll remaining can dough directly over filling, matching edges of dough and shaping to fit as dough is unrolled. Press edges of dough to seal. Brush with remaining 2 teaspoons oil.
  • 5.Bake calzone 14 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Remove calzone from oven; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Cut into squares to serve.

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