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Food Pairings - Mushroom Calzone with Original Kombucha

Italian Food and Original Kombucha - A match made in heaven!

We decided that our Original Kombucha flavour pairs really well with Italian food! We hope you enjoy this hearty, yummy dish!

For the calzone base:

300g strong wholemeal flour
1/2 tsp easy bake yeast
3/4 tsp salt
25ml olive oil
210ml water

Put the flour into a large bowl. 

Put the yeast on one side and the salt and sugar on the other. 
Make a well in the middle and add the olive oil and water. 
Mix to a smooth dough.
Knead for 10 minutes by hand or 5 with a mixer.
Leave to rise for about an hour or until doubled in size.
Divide into two pieces and roll out into a circle on a floured surface. 
Place onto floured trays.

For the filling:
1 red onion
4 garlic cloves
300g mushrooms
2 tbsp flour
100ml Original Kombucha
1 tbsp nutritional yeast
pinch of dried thyme
2 handfuls of spinach
Tomato Passata

Cook the red onion and garlic in a little oil until translucent. Add the mushrooms and cook for another 5 minutes.
Stir in the flour and then add the kombucha a little at a time stirring well between each addition.
Finally add the nutritional yeast, thyme and spinach. Cook until the spinach has wilted.

Spread some passata onto each base with the back of a spoon. Spoon the filling onto half of each of the bases.
Fold the other half over the top and pinch the edges together. You should have a half circle shape.
Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for about 15 minutes or until golden.
Serve with Original Equinox Kombucha.

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Recipe by Mairi Rivers AKA Ginger Vegan

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