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Turkey Alfredo Pizza

"Taste of Home" Recipe Is a Nutritious Family Favorite

Check out Emeril Lagasse's best recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Maybe you've resolved to eat healthy in 2009, and the good news is you can still have the comfort food you know and love.

Taste of Home, the world's No. 1 cooking magazine, has gathered recipes from hundreds of readers and compiled them into a healthy, easy-to-follow recipe collection called "The Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook." Go to for more information.

A longtime family favorite, this thin-crusted pizza is chock-full of flavor and nutrition, and an excellent way to use up leftover turkey during the holidays. Serve this pizza with a bowl of vegetable soup or rustic green salad for a busy weeknight meal solution. - Edie Despain, Logan, Utah


  • 1 prebaked thin Italian bread shell crust (10 ounces)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Alfredo sauce, divided
  • 1 package frozen chopped spinach (10 ounces), thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked turkey breast, shredded
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Cooking Directions

    Place the crust on a baking sheet; rub with cut sides of garlic. Discard garlic. Spread 1/2 cup Alfredo sauce over crust.

    In a small bowl, combine the spinach, lemon juice, salt and pepper; spoon evenly over sauce. Top with turkey; drizzle with remaining Alfredo sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pepper flakes.

    Bake at 425 degrees for 11-13 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

    Nutrition Facts: 1 slice equals 300 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 823 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. DIABETIC EXCHANGE: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

    Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook; 2008.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: turkey, parmesan cheese, spinach, alfredo sauce

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Dinner, Lunch

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