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Veggie Turkey Pizza

 Veggie Turkey Pizza
This is the best pizza I've ever eaten! I sometimes mix walnuts with the pine nuts, but you can use your favorites.—Marina Castle, North Hollywood, California
8 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 package (20 ounces) ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar; let stand
  • for 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon oil, nuts, basil and 1/2
  • teaspoon salt. Add 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough
  • remaining flour to form a soft dough.

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Veggie Turkey Pizza (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 5-6 minutes. Place in a greased bowl; turn once to grease top. Cover
  • and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down; let rest for 5 minutes. Divide dough in half; press
  • each portion into a greased 12-in. pizza pan.
  • In a large skillet, cook the turkey, onion, peppers, mushrooms and
  • garlic in 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat until meat is no longer
  • pink; drain. Sprinkle with salad dressing mix, pepper and remaining
  • salt.
  • Brush remaining oil over dough. Top with turkey mixture, olives and
  • cheeses. Bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is
  • melted and crust is golden brown. Yield: 2 pizzas (8 slices each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 slices) equals 637 calories, 31 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 1,626 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 34 g protein.
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