Meat Lover's Pizza

Meat Lover's PizzaRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
8 6-inch pizzas (serving size: 2 pizzas)

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2 teaspoons canola oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 large tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lb. total), cored and chopped
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 pound ground turkey
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
Salt and pepper
4 6-inch pitas
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella
1/2 cup grated Parmesan, optional


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 50 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with foil. Mist foil with cooking spray.

2. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute longer. Stir in tomatoes and tomato paste; cook, stirring often, until thick and pulpy, about 10 minutes. Add turkey and cook, stirring often and breaking up any large clumps with a spoon, until most of liquid has evaporated, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in thyme and season with salt and pepper.

3. Using a serrated knife, cut each pita in half horizontally. Place rounds, cut side up, on baking sheets. Divide turkey mixture among rounds (about 1/2 cup each) and sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan, if desired. Bake until cheese has melted and pizzas are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.

Created date

August 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 427
Fat 9 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 42 g
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 89 mg
Sodium 865 mg