Breakfast Pizza Cups

Breakfast Pizza Cups Recipe

In order to make this recipe more heart healthy, we decreased the saturated fat and cholesterol by using egg substitute, lean ground turkey sausage, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, and fat-free milk.


Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 pizza cup and 2 tbsp. pizza sauce)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 238
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 12.8 g
Carbohydrate 34.6 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 763 mg
Calcium 64 mg


1/2 pound lean ground turkey sausage
2 (13.8-oz.) cans refrigerated pizza crust dough
1/2 cup frozen hash browns, thawed
1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded 2% reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1 1/4 cups egg substitute
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups pizza sauce


1. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain well on paper towels, and set aside.

2. Roll or pat 1 can pizza dough into a 15- x 10-inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface; cut into 6 (5-inch) squares. Press squares into lightly greased muffin cups, skipping every other muffin cup. Repeat procedure with remaining can of pizza dough.

3. Spoon sausage evenly into crusts; sprinkle evenly with hash browns and Cheddar cheese.

4. Stir together egg substitute and next 2 ingredients; pour evenly into pizza cups, and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

5. Bake at 375° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden. Serve with pizza sauce.