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Leek and Turkey Pizza Recipe

My family enjoys this hearty pizza. I like to make it in the summer when I have leftover grilled sausage. I just dice the grilled sausage and add it to the pizza. —Megan Taylor
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium leeks (white portion only), sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the leeks in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove and set aside. Crumble sausage into the same skillet. Cook over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2. Place the crust on an ungreased baking sheet or 12-in. pizza pan. Spread with pizza sauce; top with leeks, sausage, onion and cheese. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until cheese just begins to brown. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 273 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 590 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.