Total Time
40 Mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 slice)

Hot sausage gives this classic pizza a welcome spicy kick, and choosing turkey rather than traditional pork sausage keeps the calories and fat down.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Place dough in a bowl coated with cooking spray; let dough stand, covered, for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Remove casings from sausage. Add sausage to pan; cook 3 minutes, stirring to crumble. Add onion and mushrooms; sauté 4 minutes. Add bell pepper; sauté 2 minutes.

Step 4

Sprinkle a baking sheet with cornmeal; roll dough into a 12-inch circle on prepared baking sheet. Spread sauce over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Top with sausage mixture. Sprinkle cheeses over sausage mixture. Bake at 450° on bottom oven rack for 17 minutes or until crust is golden.

Ratings & Reviews

Myrecipename's Review

January 22, 2013
Really really good. We used ready made crust and it was super yummy.

KathleenLee's Review

June 17, 2013

jmeleeS's Review

January 14, 2013
Nothing overly adventurous for this pizza, but it does taste good! Super simple to make and preparing this one was a snap. Used C.L.'s NY style pizza sauce recipe and forgot to add the parm cheese, but otherwise made as directed. I generally purchase Whole Foods wheat fresh pizza dough if I can; has a great chewy texture and a wonderful taste. Otherwise, this would go great on any pizza dough (or premade crust). I would definitely make again - the secret to good homeade pizza is to be sure to broil the last 2 minutes on high to get your cheese bubbly and brown! Enjoy!

KarenAtGoLoCo's Review

February 13, 2012
Quick, easy and delicious. Teenager loved it - and so did we! Some small modifications. I used a Trader Joe's Ciabatta Flatbread instead of rolling out a pizza dough. And as I accidentally purchased sweet Italian chicken sausage rather than spicy/hot turkey sausage, I added a generous sprinkle of hot pepper flakes as I sauteed it. Also, sliced the sausage into discs instead of crumbling.

Mmeckstr's Review

June 23, 2014

GanaSlaga's Review

December 16, 2013

marchez's Review

October 09, 2011

calteri's Review

January 28, 2014
I usually make this with regular spicy Italian sausage, as the other is too hard to find. We love it!

BrendaLRGale's Review

February 21, 2012
This was amazing! I used a Boboli thin pizza crust instead of making the crust from fresh dough. I can't wait for leftovers tonight! Nine pts.

daneanp's Review

March 09, 2014
I cheated with a Boboli crust. DD thought the sausage was too spicy, but generally this was good and we will have it again.