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Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza

Make delicious use of those containers of leftover turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, and stuffing with this Thanksgiving leftovers pizza.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: entertaining, holiday food, holiday recipe, leftovers, Thanksgiving
Makes: 1 (12- to 14-inch) pizza
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • Rolling pin (optional)
  • Large rimmed baking sheet or baking stone/steel
  • Pizza peel (optional)

Ingredients

  • 1 (14- to 16-ounce) ball pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons leftover turkey gravy
  • ½ cup leftover homemade or canned cranberry sauce
  • cup leftover stuffing
  • ¾ cup chopped leftover (cooked) turkey meat
  • 4 ounces aged Gouda or aged cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 500°F (if using a baking sheet) or as high as it will go (if using a baking stone/steel; place the stone/steel in the bottom third of the oven before you start preheating). Let the oven preheat for at least 30 minutes. Then, if you’re using a baking stone or steel, switch the oven to Broil on high.
  • Stretch or roll out your dough to a 12- to 14-inch circle, then transfer it to an oiled or parchment-lined baking sheet or a lightly floured pizza peel (if using a baking stone/steel).
  • Spread the gravy evenly over the dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Spoon the cranberry sauce over the gravy, then sprinkle on the stuffing and turkey, and finish with the cheese.
  • Transfer the pizza to the oven and bake until the crust is golden and the cheese has browned in spots—8 to 10 minutes on the baking sheet, 6 to 8 minutes on the baking stone/steel.
  • Remove the pizza from the oven. Let it cool for a few minutes, then slice and serve.