Easy English Muffin Pizzas

Easy English Muffin Pizzas

Most kids don’t even get close to their daily fiber needs, and this recipe offers 5 grams of fiber per serving. It’s also packed with whole grain goodness and phytonutrients, plant-based compounds that offer immune protection and health benefits. If you have any left-over mushroom meat sauce, serve it over whole-grain pasta with a side salad for tomorrow’s dinner.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 ounces mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 8 onces 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 ¼ cups pizza sauce
  • Dash black pepper
  • 8 whole-wheat English muffins (16 halves)
  • 1 cup low-fat shredded mozzarella cheese


    1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes.

    2. Add mushrooms, soy sauce, and balsamic vinegar and sauté for 2 minutes.

    3. Add ground turkey. Cook over medium heat until no longer pink, about 7 minutes, using a spatula to break apart. Stir in Italian seasoning.

    4. Add pizza sauce and black pepper, and mix over low heat for 3 minutes.

    5. Preheat often to 400°F.

    6. Separate whole English muffins into 16 halves, place on a baking sheet, and toast for 2 minutes.

    7. Top each muffin half with about 3 tablespoons of the pizza sauce mixture and 1 tablespoon shredded cheese.

    8. Place in the oven, and cook for 5 minutes, until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

2 English muffin pizza halves each

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 259Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 435mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 5gSugar: 7gProtein: 16g

Recipe by Melissa Halas, MA, RDN, CDE, author of the Super Crew kids’ book series, and founder of SuperKidsNutrition.com, the first kids’ nutrition mega website created in 2006.

Print recipe PDF

Skip to Recipe
Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!