Thanksgiving Pizza

November 22, 2007 By: erik Category: Food, Partying, Photos, USA 1,520 views

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We’ve got a little tradition forming here. This is the second year in a row that we’ve eaten a turkey pizza for Thanksgiving. I’ve taken some photos during the cooking process to show you.

Thanksgiving is just like any old Thursday here in Spain. Through television, most Spaniards are aware of the dí­a de dar gracias in the US, but no one could tell you the “fourth Thursday in November” rule.

Onions and peppers

Sautéing peppers and onions.

Turkey Breast

Chopped up turkey breast. Looks kinda like chicken.

Sauteed Turkey

Cooked.

Dough ball

My dough recipe is a secret.

Pizza dough

Rolled into a pizza-sized disk.

Step 1: Tomato

Tomato sauce.

Step 2: Turkey

Add turkey.

Step 3: Peppers and onions

Add peppers and onions.

Step 4: Mozzarella

Glorious, glorious mozzarella! There is a Cheese! That’s a little basil sprinkled on top.

Step 5: In the oven

And into the oven she goes!

Step 6: Eat!

Served with some left-over-from-wedding champagne.

Mmmm!!  Turkey pizza!

Happy Thanksgiving!

When two pieces were left, I was already very full. Marga said, “We’re gonna finish it, right?” I figured that, in the spirit of the holiday, the “comfortably full” point should be pushed beyond. In a rare intersection between Spanish and American tradition, a post-pizza nap was called for.

 
  • http://simonlitton.wordpress.com simon

    gobble, gobble.

  • http://www.isoglossia.com sgazzetti

    Nice work! We make pizza every Friday, and often have a boneless turkey breast around. We’ll have to try this particular combo.

    You know what additional topping would go really well with that combination? Gorgonzola.

  • http://www.erik-rasmussen.com/ Erik R.

    You gorgonzealot!

  • http://urlredacted simon from liverpool

    The finished article looks great. You should trademark that recipe!

  • http://www.banglebangle.co.uk Hubbers

    Pizzas from scratch are always better than bought ones.

    How does Marga handle you photographing every aspect of your life and blogging it?

  • http://www.erik-rasmussen.com/ Erik R.

    Recipes aren’t exactly “every aspect of my life”, thank god.

  • Skip

    What does this have to do with Thanksgiving? So you used turkey instead of chichen in what looks like a fajita pizza.

    • http://www.erik-rasmussen.com/ Erik R.

      The date, mostly.

  • http://aol Larry

    Skip, Everyone has Turkey left over after Thanksgiving and sandwichs get boring, so why not make the leftovers a fun, casual snack or meal. It is a great idea