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Thanksgiving Pizza with Smoked Gouda

This is the Thanksgiving Pizza with Smoked Gouda recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 servings
thanksgiving pizza with smoked gouda
Enjoy experimenting with new flavours and recipes? Then the recipe in this video is right for you! Start with cranberry sauce spread over store-bought pizza dough. Add some turkey, red onions and zucchini, and garnish with cream cheese and smoked Canadian Gouda. It’s an excellent way to use up last night’s leftovers!


  • 1 store-bought thin pizza crust about 12˝ (30 cm) in diameter
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cranberry sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh rosemary or 1 tsp (5 mL) dried rosemary
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked turkey leftovers diced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) leftover turkey sauce
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) zucchini sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sliced red onions
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated Canadian Smoked Gouda
  • 4 oz (120 g) Canadian Cream cheese
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Preheat oven to 425oF (220oC).

Place pizza crust on a parchment-covered baking sheet.

Evenly spread out cranberry sauce.

Add toppings, finishing with Cream cheese spoonfuls or cubes.

Bake about 15 minutes or until cheeses are slightly golden.

Serve and savour.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 420 Calories
Protein: 24 g
Carbohydrate: 35 g
Fat: 21 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Sodium: 737 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 25 % / 272 mg
Phosphorus: 32 %
Selenium: 65 %
Vitamin B12: 33 %
Zinc: 29 %