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Tired of turkey sandwiches from that leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Turn it into breakfast instead with this Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza!

Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza from www.tasteandtellblog.com

This post has been created in partnership with Old El Paso.

I like turkey on Thanksgiving, but I have to say, I like the turkey leftovers even better. In fact, my Thanksgiving plate is usually loaded up with sides, and a little tiny bit of turkey that is often hidden under a pile of mashed potatoes or festive green beans.

I think it’s just that I prefer my turkey as something other than just a slice of turkey. Like as a sandwich. Or soup. Or wrapped up in crescent rolls.

This year, I’m looking forward to something different, too. Turkey for breakfast.

When my friends at Old El Paso approached me about making a Thanksgiving leftover recipe, I immediatly jumped at the chance to try a Mexican-inspired breakfast pizza. Complete with eggs, salsa, turkey, green chiles, taco seasoned hash browns and more.

This baby is loaded.

I know that we are all usually saying that we never want to eat again late on Thanksgiving night, but believe me, you’ll want to eat again if you are eating this in the morning!!

Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza from www.tasteandtellblog.com

It’s super easy to make, too. You’ll start with 1 pound of pizza dough. I make mine from scratch, but any that you love will do here. Roll it out. Then top it. First with salsa, then scrambled eggs, leftover turkey and Old El Paso Diced Green Chiles. Toss the frozen hash browns with the taco seasoning (no need to thaw the hash browns), and then sprinkle them over the top. Sprinkle the top of the pizza with cheese (not pictured – I somehow missed that!!) and then bake it until the dough is browned and cheese is bubbly.

You can serve this up for breakfast, or serve it for dinner the day after Thanksgiving. You’ll be glad you saved some of your leftovers for this!

And if you want more leftover ideas, check out these ideas from Old El Paso!

Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza from www.tasteandtellblog.com


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Tired of turkey sandwiches from that leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Turn it into breakfast instead with this Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza!
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb pizza dough
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 5 eggs, scrambled
  • 1 cup shredded or cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 (4 oz) can Old El Paso green chiles
  • 1 cup frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1 teaspoon Old El Paso taco seasoning
  • 1 cup pepperjack cheese
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a surface that is lightly floured or lightly covered in cornmeal. Spread the salsa over the pizza dough. Top with the scrambled eggs, followed by the turkey and green chiles.
  3. Place the hash browns in a bowl and toss with the taco seasoning. Top the pizza with the hash browns. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the top of the pizza, then transfer to the oven and cook until the dough is golden brown and the cheese has melted, 10 to 12 minutes or according to the pizza dough directions. Top the pizza with chopped cilantro before serving.

More leftover turkey ideas:

Turkey Fajita Pizza from www.tasteandtellblog.com

Turkey Fajita Pizza

White Turkey Chili | Taste and Tell

White Turkey Chili

Creamy Turkey Noodle Soup | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Creamy Turkey Noodle Soup

Around the Web:

Leftover Turkey Fritatta from Diethood
Easy Leftover Turkey Pita Sandwiches with Fresh Cranberry Salsa from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Leftover Turkey Creamy Enchiladas from Kitchen Concoctions

**Thank you to Old El Paso for sponsoring this post. Because of sponsors like Old El Paso, I am able to bring you all of the recipes I feature here.**

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13 Responses to Mexican Turkey Breakfast Pizza

  1. I love this idea of putting scrambled eggs on pizza! We sometimes make breakfast pizza, but usually we crack eggs over the dough and they cook as the pizza bakes. This would be a fun new twist to try! And totally a great way to use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey!

  2. Oh gosh, I really want to make this. :)

  3. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    Wow, this pizza is amazing :) it’s bursting with flavor! I can’t wait to get a bite

  4. Chels R. says:

    This is such a fun and unique pizza idea! I love it!

  5. What a great idea for a breakfast pizza! Love all of the flavor!

  6. Now this is my kind of breakfast! So mouthwatering, Deborah!

  7. kim says:

    pizza for breakfast is what i’m talkin’ about!

  8. Tracey says:

    Oh my word, you had me at breakfast pizza! I would never have thought to use turkey leftovers in this way – yum!!

  9. Joanne says:

    I often wonder if anyone out there actually LIKES turkey…or if we’re all just in it for the sides and leftovers?

  10. I already can’t wait to make this.

  11. Kathy says:

    This is such a great idea! I get so tired of leftover turkey sandwiches!

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