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Turkey Sausage Pizza

Turkey Sausage Pizza

Sick of everyday pepperoni pizza? This easy-to-make homemade pizza recipe will break you out of your rut, featuring flavorful sweet Italian turkey sausage, bell peppers and freshly chopped basil.

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servings Makes 6 servings 6
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage
  • 1 medium green or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (12-inch) pre-baked pizza crust
  • ½ cup prepared pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese, divided
  • 2 thin slices red onion, separated into rings
  • fresh basil, chopped, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450ºF. Remove and discard casing from sausage. In skillet, cook sausage and bell pepper as specified on the package. Always cook turkey to well-done, 165ºF as measured by a meat thermometer. Break sausage into chunks and stir occasionally.
  2. Place pizza crust on baking sheet. Spread sauce over crust and add 1 cup cheese. Top with sausage mixture and onion rings. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle with fresh basil, if desired.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories440

Protein32g

Carbohydrates38g

Fiber2g

Sugars1g

Fat17g

Cholesterol70mg

Sodium980mg

Saturated Fat6g

MADE WITH

Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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Turkey Sausage Pizza