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Two-Cheese Sausage Pizza


Two-Cheese Sausage Pizza

Two-Cheese Sausage Pizza

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 pound sweet Italian turkey sausage
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 small green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup pizza sauce
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
8 pitted ripe olives

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Remove sausage from casings. Pat into greased 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 10 minutes or until sausage is firm. Remove from oven and carefully pour off fat. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet. Add mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, salt, oregano and black pepper. Cook and stir over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  3. Combine pizza sauce and tomato paste in small bowl; stir until well blended. Spread over sausage crust. Spoon half of vegetables over tomato sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Top with remaining vegetables. Sprinkle with olives. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice (1/4 of total recipe)
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Saturated Fat 15 g
Total Fat 43 g
Calories from Fat 72 %
Calories 507
Protein 27 g
Sodium 1249 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 6
Meat 3
Vegetable 2

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