Breakfast Pizza Cups

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.

Southern Living JUNE 2006

  • Yield: Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 pizza cup and 2 tbsp. pizza sauce)
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Bake: 20 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 238
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 12.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.6g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 763mg
  • Calcium: 64mg

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