Sick of everyday pepperoni pizza? This easy-to-make homemade Turkey Sausage Pizza recipe will break you out of your rut, featuring flavorful sweet Italian turkey sausage, bell peppers and freshly chopped basil.
(19.5-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage
medium green or yellow bell pepper, chopped
(12-inch) pre-baked pizza crust
cup prepared pizza sauce
cups shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese, divided
thin slices red onion, separated into rings
fresh basil, chopped, if desired
Heat oven to 450ºF.
Remove and discard casing from sausage.
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Place sausage and hot peppers in hot skillet. Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 17-19 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
Break sausage into chunks and stir occasionally.
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.