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You might need a knife and fork for this hearty pizza! Loaded with Italian flavor and plenty of fresh tomatoes, it's bound to become a family favorite. It's even better with a homemade, whole wheat crust! —Debra Kell, Owasso, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound reduced-fat bulk pork sausage
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1 package (6 ounces) sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional fresh basil leaves, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 346 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 1044mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0g fiber), 24g protein .

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Place crust on an ungreased baking sheet. Top with pepperoni, sausage and cheese. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, sliced basil, oil, garlic, thyme, vinegar, salt and pepper. Spoon over pizza. Garnish with additional basil if desired. Yield: 8 slices.
Originally published as Bruschetta Pizza in Taste of Home June/July 2009, p43

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.


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CMoore78 User ID: 4688861 228962
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2015

"Why do people give bad ratings for something they haven't even tried? IT WAS GREAT!"

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wsbmlb User ID: 6831128 166264
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2014

"This is not Pizza"

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mkaskela User ID: 6061564 101775
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2014

"Loved it!"

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dewflop User ID: 216755 117790
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2014

"This pizza was very good. It kinda fooled people with the sausage and pepperoni on the bottom where you couldn't see them. Will make again ."

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rhintzman User ID: 7574045 101760
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"Was wonderful!:-)"

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mariposa767 User ID: 1061551 167695
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2012

"Very quick and easy to make. My whole family loved it... even my 3 year old."

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Jodyand joe User ID: 4832014 185111
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2012

"We have made this since it was first published in TOH 2010!! LOVE IT!! We use grilled chicken breast tossed with Buffalo wing sauce instead of sausage sometimes! Great for football parties!"

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AnnaSerbo User ID: 2891634 101160
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2011

"This might be one of THE BEST pizza recipes my husband and I have ever tasted. For convenience, I use a can of drained "Italian Style" diced tomatoes...the topping is sooo good."

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elvisfan73 User ID: 1272261 211065
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"this pizza is delicious!! a super way to use basil from my garden!!"

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adespain User ID: 3708913 106680
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"This is now part of our family favorites."

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