Turkey Sausage Pizza

This Turkey Sausage Pizza recipe is great for diabetics. It has all the elements of great pizza and none of the sugar or fat! We sourced this recipe from Taste of Home – you should definitely take a look at their site if these types of recipes are of interest to you. Happy Eating!!

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


With greased fingers, press dough onto a 12-in. pizza pan coated with cooking spray. Prick dough thoroughly with a fork. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion, mushrooms and green pepper over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, breaking up sausage into crumbles; drain.

Spread crust with pizza sauce. Top with sausage mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 12-15 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
Freeze option: Wrap and freeze cooled pizza. To use, thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Unwrap; bake on a pizza pan at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8 slices.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 283 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 668 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.