dinner · entree

Turkey Club Pizza

I should really keep a pen and notebook on my bedside table.

Sometimes when I wake up in the morning I remember dreams of recipes.

Yes, I dream of recipes.

Those dreams include ideas I would have never thought of during my waking hours. The recipes are outlandish, intriguing, and outright weird most of the time.

That’s why I should keep a pen and notebook on my bedside table. I really need to start writing these down before the dreams eventually evaporate into the ether.

This recipe came from one of my weird dreams. I had a dream about a cold vegetable pizza but instead of the vegetable topping, it was the toppings of a turkey club sandwich.

Bingo. That’s a winner. That’s worthy of my imaginary bedside notebook and pen.

The “sauce” on this pizza is cream cheese, ranch seasoning and mayonnaise. The crust is just a refrigerated, rolled pizza crust that you prebake with a touch of olive oil, oregano, and garlic. The toppings are, of course, turkey club sandwich toppings: deli turkey, chopped lettuce, diced tomatoes and crumbled bacon.

Serve this pizza cold for the best version of my recipe dream.

Enjoy!

Turkey Club Pizza

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A cold, luncheon pizza with a ranch dressing sauce, chopped turkey, tomatoes, lettuce and bacon.

Ingredients

  • 1 rolled, refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 TBS. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 (8 oz) block cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 TBS. dry ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1 cup chopped deli turkey
  • 1.5 cups cupped iceberg lettuce
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 6 strips bacon, crumbled
  • Directions

    1. Unroll pizza crust and place on a baking sheet. Brush olive oil over the top of the curst and season with garlic powder and oregano. Bake according to package instructions. Let cool completely before adding the toppings.
    2. In a small bowl, stir together cream cheese, mayonnaise, and ranch seasoning until well combined. Spread on top of cooled pizza crust.
    3. Sprinkle turkey, lettuce, tomato and bacon on top of cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve and cut into rectangles.

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