Pizza with Whole-Wheat Couscous and Turkey Sausage

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10-15 minutes

(Shape magazine 10-05)


1 12-oz Whole-wheat pizza crust, prebaked
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 6-oz Turkey sausage; italian seasoned, precooked; cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 medium Red onion; sliced
1/3 cup Whole-wheat couscous
1/2 cup Water
2 tablespoons Fresh Oregano; chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
1/3 cup Pizza or tomato sauce
1/2 cup Fresh Basil; chopped
4 ounces Mozzarella cheese; grated
2 ounces Asiago or Parmesan cheese; grated

Original recipe makes 8



1. Preheat oven to 400F.

2. Place pizza crust on a lightly oiled or nonstick baking sheet and set aside.

3. Warm olive oil in a saucepan, over medium heat. Add sausage and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.

4. Add couscous, water, oregano, salt and pepper. Cover and turn off heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove lid and fluff with a fork to seperate grains. Cool to room temperature.

5. Spread sauce evenly on pizza crust, then top with couscous and sausage mixture. Sprinkle with basil and cheese and bake until crust and cheeses are browned, about 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before cutting into 8 slices.

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