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The California club pizza: your favorite sandwich transformed

Meagan Wied is the author of the food and lifestyle blog, A Zesty Bite. She likes to recreate old classics and develop new recipes that the whole family will enjoy. When she isn’t busy in the kitchen, she is playing with her toddler. In...

How to transform the classic California club into an irresistible bacon-topped pizza

America's favorite sandwich just got transformed into a pizza.

I make a lot of pizzas each month, and I finally hit the nail on the head with this one. It involves a lot of my favorite ingredients added onto one piping-hot crust. I mean, it's cheese and bacon, with a little bit of avocado thrown into the mix. Nobody is going to be displeased with this combo — it's a California club transformed as a pizza.

How to transform the classic California club into an irresistible bacon-topped pizza

California club pizza recipe

Serves 9


  • 1 large pizza dough
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large tomato, sliced and cut in half
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 5 slices roasted turkey breast, chopped
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add the pizza dough to a large iron skillet. Stretch out the dough, creating a large circle.
  3. Brush olive oil over the dough, and then top with cheese, tomatoes and spinach.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, and then top with turkey breast. Place back in the oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Top with bacon and avocado slices.

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