Healthy Pizza Hot Pockets (Low Calorie + High Protein)

Low Calorie Homemade Pizza Pockets

These Low Calorie High Protein Healthy Pizza Hot Pockets are just 281 calories and are packed with 24g of protein each! This healthy pizza pocket recipe is fun to make and to eat! Of course it is more work than popping a “Hot Pocket” in the microwave. But this homemade hot pocket recipe is low calorie, 100% all-natural, and actually good for you!

Low Calorie Homemade Pizza Pockets

Everything You’ll Need

  • ⅔ cup self rising flour
  • ⅔ cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup shredded fat free mozzarella cheese
  • 8 turkey pepperoni slices
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Healthy Pizza Hot Pockets

Low Calorie Homemade Pizza Pockets

Low Calorie Pizza Pockets Meal Prep and Storage

Meal Prep

Freeze Pizza Pockets – Assemble and bake homemade hot pockets, cool completely and add to individual freezer bags or containers. Will hold for up to a month. 
Refrigerate Pizza Pockets – Assemble and bake homemade hot pockets, cool completely and add to individual freezer bags or containers. Will hold for 3-4 days. 

Homemade Frozen Pizza Pockets

Assemble and bake homemade hot pockets, cool completely and add to individual freezer bags or containers.
To Reheat – Microwave for 2-3 minutes until hot all the way through.

Leftover Storage

Freeze – Place in individual storage containers or bags, add to freezer. Will hold for up to a month in the freezer. 
Refrigerate – Place in individual storage containers or bags, add to fridge. Will hold for 3-4 days in the refrigerator. 
To Reheat Refrigerated Hot Pockets – Add to the oven at 350 degrees and bake for 5 minutes, or microwave for 1-2 minutes, or pop in the toaster oven.

Low Calorie Homemade Pizza Pockets

Low Calorie Pizza Hot Pockets Recipe

Low Calorie Homemade Pizza Pockets

Low Calorie + High Protein Pizza Hot Pockets

Lose Weight By Eating
These Low Calorie Pizza Pockets are just 281 calories and are packed with 24g of protein each!
I loved "Hot Pockets" for years, but they are unhealthy, high in calories and packed with chemicals and preservatives. But these low calorie healthy versions can be enjoyed guilt free!
Special Tip: You can remove the turkey pepperoni for a vegetarian version. And also add in any of your favorite pizza toppings too!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 281 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Low Calorie Pizza Pocket Dough:

  • cup self rising flour
  • cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt

Low Calorie Pizza Pocket Filling:

  • 1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup shredded fat free mozzarella cheese
  • 8 turkey pepperoni slices chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the pizza pocket filling ingredients and mix well. Set aside to marinate.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the flour, yogurt, and garlic salt and mix until combined.
  • Form into a ball of dough.
  • Lay a piece of parchment paper out on the countertop.
  • Place the dough in the center of the parchment paper. Top the dough with a little flour and a second piece of parchment paper.
  • Use a rolling pin to roll it out to a 1/4 inch thick large rectangle. Then remove the top piece of parchment paper.
  • Use a pizza cutter or a knife to cut 4 squares of dough.
  • Add 1/4 of the filling to each square, the fold the sides over the filling. Fold the top and bottom over.
  • Place each pizza pocket on the prepared baking sheet, fold side down.
  • Add to the oven and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pizza pocketCalories: 281kcalCarbohydrates: 21.6gProtein: 24gFat: 11.6gSaturated Fat: 3.7gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 1688mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 1.5gSugar: 4.6gCalcium: 48mgIron: 3mg
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About the Author

Hi, my name is Audrey Johns and I am a 4 time best selling cookbook author! All 4 of my low calorie cookbooks are published by HarperCollins (the oldest publishing house in the US!) and have been featured on prominent TV shows like The Today Show, Rachael Ray and The Doctors. I am a low calorie and healthy recipe authority and my delicious recipes are tried and loved by thousands of readers. 

After a one year 150 pound weight loss (and I’ve kept it off for 13 years!) I started sharing all of my low calorie recipes with the world. They are always all-natural and geared around weight loss and weight management. I have even made some of these recipes with my Biggest Loser pal Bob Harper! Check out my weight loss story, my best selling cookbooks, and my numerous TV appearances by clicking here.

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