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Chorizo Manchego Flatbread

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Chorizo Manchego Flatbread
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 10
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Skip the plane fare, and take your palate to Spain instead! This flavorful riff on sausage cheese pizza is fancy enough for entertaining, but easy enough for a weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup shredded Manchego cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup sliced roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), patted dry
1/4
cup quartered Spanish or Italian green olives
1/4
lb ground chorizo sausage, cooked and drained
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
2
green onions, thinly sliced on the bias
2
tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; press into 15x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, mix olive oil and garlic. Brush crust with olive oil mixture. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2 Top partially baked crust with Manchego cheese, followed by roasted peppers and olives, then chorizo. Top with mozzarella cheese. Bake 7 to 11 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Top with green onions and cilantro.
Tips  

Ground chorizo is generally available in 1-lb packages. Cook the whole package, use a quarter for this recipe, then use the rest to fill omelets or stir into pasta or chili.

While standard Spanish Manzanilla olives work well in this recipe, if you can find Italian Castelvetrano olives, their beautiful color and flavor can’t be beat!

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
120
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
(
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
470mg
20%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
11g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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