Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella

rustic meaty pizza
Rustic meaty pizza
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Ingredients

2 tbsp Olive oil extra-virgin
1 Pizza dough Sheet Pan
½ lb Italian sausage sweet or hot, casings removed
2 ½ cups Mozzarella low-moisture , shredded
2 cups Pizza sauce your favorite
½ Green bell pepper medium, thinly sliced
½ Yellow onions small, thinly sliced
5-6 Mushrooms stemmed and sliced
Kosher Salt to taste
Black pepper freshly ground
⅓ cup Gouda aged, finely grated or aged Cheddar cheese

Nutritional information

184
calories
8,6g
fat
20,8g
carbohydrates
7,8g
protein
15mg
cholesterol
437mg
sodium
Ingredients

Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella

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This Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella is a delicious pizza that is topped with delicious Italian sausage, green bell pepper, onion, and mushrooms. Grandma pizza is another name for sheet pan pizza because of its rustic, imperfect appearance. 

To make this recipe, start by transferring pizza dough to a greased baking sheet and stretch it out to the edges. The dough might shrink back and if it does, leave it for 10-15 minutes before trying again. As the dough rises, prepare the topping. Top the risen dough with mozzarella cheese, sausage, pepper, and onion. Bake the pizza in the oven until golden brown underneath and enjoy! 

To make the Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella

Steps to make Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella

1

Heat oven

5

Preheat the oven to 500 °F with a rack set in the bottom position.

2

Prepare baking sheet

1

Lightly oil a 13 x 18-inch rimmed baking sheet with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

3

Transfer dough to sheet pan

3

Place the dough in the greased pan. Press it out with your fingers until it meets the edges and corners of the pan.

4

Leave dough to rest

30

Cover the dough with a towel or plastic wrap and leave to rest for 30 minutes.

5

Prepare topping

5

Place the sausage in a medium skillet. Cook for 5-7 minutes over medium heat until the sausage is no longer pink. Use a wooden spoon to break it up into small, bite-size pieces before removing the skillet from the heat.

6

Add mozzarella

2

Sprinkle 2 cups of mozzarella over the top of the dough. Reserve the remaining ½ cup.

7

Spread sauce over cheese

2

Using a large spoon, spread the sauce over the cheese in an even layer.

8

Top with remaining ingredients

2

Top with the cooked sausage, pepper, onion, and mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Scatter the remaining ½ cup of mozzarella and the finely shredded aged Gouda cheese over the top.

9

Bake

15

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until the bottom of the crust is crisp and golden brown. Rotate the baking sheet once halfway through cooking.

10

Serve

Leave to cool for about 5 minutes before slicing into squares and serving.

This Grandma Pizza with Sausage, Pepper, Onion, and Mozzarella is a delicious pizza that will feed a crowd! Remember to tag #cookmerecipes if you try this delicious recipe!

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Athina

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