Rozina’s Persian Calzone Pizza

Calzone pizza is very easy to make it. Usually need pizza dough and sometimes tortilla bread. In this recipe I have made my version of Persian calzone pizza. It was so good and everyone enjoyed it. I hope you also like this recipe and try it.


Calzone pizza


200 g minced beef

80 g shredded orange cheddar cheese

2 slices of tortilla bread

1 large onion, peeled and thinly sliced

1tbsp tomato paste

2 tbsp black olives, pitted

1tsp Persian saffron water

½ tsp turmeric

sea salt and chilli powder to taste





Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry onion until soft. Then add minced beef, tomato paste, and season with salt, turmeric and chilli. Gently stir all ingredients and allow to fry until meat is brown. Transfer from the heat and stir in saffron water.


Pour some oil in a pan, place one of tortilla bread in the pan, spread half of shredded cheddar cheese top of bread and place black olives and meat mixture. Then at the end add remains of shredded cheese and cover it with second tortilla bread.


Now, fry the calzone in the pan, and after 2 minutes flip over and fry other side of bread.Once both sides fried, transfer it to a plate and cut it into slices and serve it with salad and fried potatoes.



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