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Joe's Pilgrim Pizza

What better way to use your leftover shredded turkey, dollop of mashed potatoes, and barely a spoonful of gravy and cranberry sauce than on Joe’s holiday favorite: Joe’s Pilgram Pizza. This pizza is a hardy combination between sweet and savory, and is designed to use your Thanksgiving feast leftovers. It’s nothing like the feast from last night, but it’s still sure to impress!

- Ellie Nagel and Cory Zenner

Yield: 8 servings
Oven: 375˚F
Cook time: 8 minutes

  • 1 tube Pillsbury classic pizza dough
  • 1 cup gravy
  • 1 ½ cups Colby and Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
  • ¾ cup potatoes, mashed
  • 1 cup turkey (or chicken), shredded
  • ¾ cup green beans, frozen
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce

  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  2. Unroll the pizza dough onto a cookie sheet, and then fold the outer edges to make a professional looking pizza crust.
  3. Spread gravy over the top of the dough.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Lightly spread mashed potatoes on top; works best to pipe it through a bag.
  6. Top with shredded turkey (or chicken) and sprinkle frozen green beans.
  7. Bake at 375˚F until golden brown. Approximately 8 minutes.
  8. Lastly, slice with a pizza cutter and add a spoonful of cranberry sauce on the side or on top.