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California Club Pizza Recipe

California Club Pizza Recipe

You can use your favorite store-bought pizza dough or make your own for this West Coast-inspired pie topped with tomato, avocado and sprouts. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 portion (1 lb.) Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 cups shredded romaine
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cut into 8 slices


  • 1. Coat a 12-in. pizza pan with cooking spray; sprinkle with cornmeal. On a floured surface, roll dough into a 13-in. circle. Transfer to prepared pan; build up edges slightly. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
  • 2. Meanwhile, place romaine in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lime juice and 2 teaspoons cilantro. Pour over romaine; toss to coat. Arrange over warm pizza. Top with sprouts, tomato, avocado and remaining cilantro. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 slices equals 372 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 634 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.