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Healthy Pizza Recipe with Whole Wheat Pizza Crust, Ground Turkey & Avocado

Updated on April 22, 2017
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Brigitte Thompson has been a realtor in Austin, TX, since 2007. She enjoys cooking and writing blogs about Texas.

Whole Wheat Ground Turkey Pizza

5 stars from 1 rating of Ground Turkey Veggie Pizza

Smart Healthy Choices for your Pizza

Everyone loves pizza - and I found a way to make some healthier choices when preparing pizza for my family. Just a few simple changes from the traditional - can make a difference.

  • 100 whole wheat pizza crust
  • 93% lean turkey meat
  • low fat shredded cheese
  • fresh vegetables

Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family does.

Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves 4 people 2 to 3 slices of Pizza

Ingredients for Ground Turkey Pizza w/ Avocado

  • 1 package 100% whole wheat thin pizza crusts
  • 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 2 table spoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 white onion, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 small jar pizza sauce
  • 10 pieces pepperoni, optional
  • 1 small package low fat shredded cheese
  • sea salt
  • course ground black pepper

Ground Turkey Veggie & Avocado Pizza Ingredients

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100% Whole Wheat Pizza Crust93% Lean Ground TurkeyExtra Virgin Olive OilChopped GarlicSliced TomatoesChopped Green OnionsBaby Spinach Sliced AvocadosPizza SauceSliced Mushrooms & Red Bell PeppersSliced OnionsSpread Pizza sauce on Pizza Crust Add Shredded CheeseAdd Cooked 98% Lean Ground TurkeyAdd Spinach and MushroomsAdd Pepperoni Add sliced onionsAdd Sliced Red Bell PeppersAdd Sliced Tomatoes and Avocado
100% Whole Wheat Pizza Crust
100% Whole Wheat Pizza Crust
93% Lean Ground Turkey
93% Lean Ground Turkey
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Chopped Garlic
Chopped Garlic
Sliced Tomatoes
Sliced Tomatoes
Chopped Green Onions
Chopped Green Onions
Baby Spinach
Baby Spinach
Sliced Avocados
Sliced Avocados
Pizza Sauce
Pizza Sauce
Sliced Mushrooms & Red Bell Peppers
Sliced Mushrooms & Red Bell Peppers
Sliced Onions
Sliced Onions
Spread Pizza sauce on Pizza Crust
Spread Pizza sauce on Pizza Crust
Add Shredded Cheese
Add Shredded Cheese
Add Cooked 98% Lean Ground Turkey
Add Cooked 98% Lean Ground Turkey
Add Spinach and Mushrooms
Add Spinach and Mushrooms
Add Pepperoni
Add Pepperoni
Add sliced onions
Add sliced onions
Add Sliced Red Bell Peppers
Add Sliced Red Bell Peppers
Add Sliced Tomatoes and Avocado
Add Sliced Tomatoes and Avocado

Prepare Ground Turkey Meat & Veggies

  1. Add 1 to 2 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil to frying pan.
  2. Brown and sauté chopped garlic
  3. Add 1 lb. of 93% lean ground turkey meet to skillet & cook until brown
  4. Add sea salt and coarse ground black pepper to taste
  5. Set aside
  6. Lightly brush the bottom of 100% whole wheat pizza thin pizza crust with extra virgin olive oil - Place on pizza stone or pizza pan. Not recommended to place directly on oven rack. **Tip for a crisper cracker crust - bake pizza crust at 350 degrees - until golden brown before adding the toppings.
  7. With a rubber spatula or back of spoon spread pizza sauce on the whole wheat prepared pizza crust
  8. Add shredded cheese and layer with - cooked ground turkey meat - fresh baby spinach - sliced mushrooms - sliced onions - chopped green onions - peperoni - sliced red bell peppers - sliced tomato wedges - sliced avocado wedges
  9. Add sea salt and course ground pepper to taste.
  10. Place pizza on center rack and bake at 425 degrees for 8 minutes or until golden brown.

Optional Pizza Pie

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Pizza Pie
Pizza Pie
Pizza Pie

Optional - Turn Your Pizza Into A Pizza Pie

You can also turn your pizza into a pizza pie

Using the 100% whole wheat thin pizza crust (two crusts in a package).

After baking pizza in oven for 8 minutes at 425 degrees

Brush the top of second pizza crust with extra virgin olive oil - place on top of your finished pizza - place on middle rack and broil until top is golden brown.

Garnish and serve

© 2015 Brigitte Thompson


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