Friday, June 3, 2011

Hot Dish: Sausage & Peppers Pizza

This is an older recipe with the former POINTS but if you're on Weight Watchers you could easily convert it using the Recipe Builder. I used vegetarian sausage patties, a little less cheese and a few more peppers & onions atop a thin crust to cut down on the calories. It was delicious and very filling!

Photo courtesy of Weight Watchers

Sausage and Peppers Pizza

Cooking Spray
6 ounces 97% fat-free breakfast sausage
1 (8-oz) jar pizza sauce
2 (10-oz) packages Italian-cheese-flavored pizza crust (such as Boboli)
2 cups yellow, red, and green bell pepper strips (about 1-1/2 medium)
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook until meat is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well. Stir in pizza sauce.

Spread ¼ cup meat mixture over each crust; top each with ½ cup bell pepper strips sprinkle each with ¼ cup cheese. Bake immediately or allow to cool, then wrap tightly in foil and freeze.

To bake immediately, preheat oven to 425.

Bake at 425 for 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese melts. Yields: 8 servings (serving size, ½ pizza)

POINTS 5. Per serving: 228 calories, 27.6 Carbohydrates, 5.9g Fat, 0.5g Fiber, 13.3g Protein, 19mg Cholesterol, 643mg Sodium, 251mg Calcium. 1.9mg Iron.


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