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Contest-Winning Baked Potato Pizza

“I wanted to recreate a light version of a restaurant pizza my friends and I used to get all the time in college. Here's what I came up with!” -Charlotte Hedke of Brownstown, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    12 pieces


  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen pizza dough, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 6 turkey bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • Reduced-fat sour cream, optional


  • Place potatoes in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain and pat dry.
  • Unroll dough onto a 14-in. pizza pan coated with cooking spray; flatten dough and build up edges slightly. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butter with garlic; brush over dough.
  • Arrange potato slices in a single layer over dough; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with cheeses. Bake at 400° for 22-28 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with bacon, onions and chives. Serve with sour cream if desired.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Nutrition Facts
2 piece: 359 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 799mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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  • Xena7751
    Dec 17, 2012

    Wow, this is so good. I didn't change a thing. It tastes like the potato pizza that the Green Mill used to make.

  • csmith333
    Apr 28, 2011

    My husband loves this recipe and i have made it twice since i found it. we use a read to bake pizza dough that already has garlic and herbs in it. It makes for an even more flavorful pizza!!

  • ashley_loo
    Oct 26, 2010


  • thankful6
    Jan 23, 2009

    This was delicious and very easy. The only change I made was to use a mix of cheddar and mozzarella as that's what I had on hand. A nice change from regular pizza and the family loved it! Thanks!

  • gapeach55
    Jan 22, 2009

    This sounds delicious. Love baked potatoes. Can't wait to try this one.