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Cheesy turkey mince pizzas recipe

Cheesy turkey mince pizzas recipe

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Kids will love these easy-to-assemble pizzas made with shop-bought flatbreads topped with turkey mince cooked with garlic, onions, peppers and tomatoes. If you like, you can replace the turkey mince with beef, lamb or chicken. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 490 calories / serving


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion, very finely chopped
  • ½ yellow pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped​
  • 250g turkey thigh mince
  • ½ x 400g tin plum tomatoes
  • 2 multiseed folded flatbreads
  • 2 small handfuls extra-mature grated Cheddar
  • 2 tbsp tzatziki, mixed with ½ tsp water to loosen
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    23g 33%
  • Saturates

    6g 28%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    1g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 27g Protein 42.1g Fibre 3.8g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion, pepper and garlic for 2 mins. Add the turkey mince and cook over a medium heat for 5 mins until lightly browned.
  2. Add the tomatoes, squashing them with the back of a fork to break them down, then cook for 5 mins until the tomatoes have reduced and coat the mince.
  3. Place the flatbreads on a baking tray and divide the turkey mix between them, spreading to the edges. Top with the cheese and cook in the oven for 5-8 mins or until the cheese is melted. Drizzle with the tzatziki to serve.

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Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

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