Healthified Grilled Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Healthified Grilled Sausage and Pepper Pizza

Healthified Grilled Sausage and Pepper Pizza
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64% less sat fat • 50% less fat • 24% fewer calories than the original recipeĀ— see the comparison Mamma mia! Sick of the usual? Grill a tasty better-for-you pizza that's quick and easy, too.


  • 1 large red or green bell pepper, cut in half lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed
  • 1 can (13.8 oz) refrigerated classic pizza crust
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup organic pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 8 oz lean Italian turkey sausage, casings removed, cooked, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves


  • Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 18x12-inch sheet of heavy-duty foil; place on large cookie sheet. Spray foil with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Place pepper halves on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until crisp-tender. Remove from grill; cool. Cut into thin slices.
  • Unroll dough on sprayed foil. Starting at center, press out dough to form 13x9-inch rectangle. Brush top of dough with 1 teaspoon oil.
  • Invert foil, placing dough oil side down directly on grill rack; peel off foil and return to cookie sheet, sprayed side up. Cook uncovered 2 to 4 minutes or until bottom of dough is golden brown. (Watch carefully to prevent burning.) With wide metal pancake turner, turn crust over. Cook 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds longer or until bottom is set but not brown. Carefully remove crust from grill; place browned side up on foil on cookie sheet.
  • Top crust with pizza sauce, 1 cup of the cheese, the grilled pepper slices and sausage. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the oregano.
  • Slide pizza from foil onto grill. Cover grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until bottom crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

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