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Spicey Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Spicey Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Eggs and hash browns have extra pizzazz when they're served up on a pizza pan. "My family requests this fun breakfast often, and it's a snap to make with prebaked crust," assures Christy Hinrichs of Parkville, Missouri. "I adjust the 'heat index' of the toppings to suit the taste buds of my diners."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch thin pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the hash browns, cumin and chili powder in 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat until golden. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, milk and salt; set aside. In the same skillet, saute the onions, peppers and garlic in remaining oil until tender. Add egg mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until almost set. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Place crust on an ungreased 14-in. pizza pan. Spread salsa over crust. Top with egg mixture. Sprinkle with hash browns and cheese. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 slices.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 375 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 748 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 fat, 1 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.