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Italian Sausage and Green Pepper Pizza

This classic Italian Pizza dish calls for an equally classic red wine, like a Cabernet Sauvignon.

Italian Sausage and Green Pepper Pizza Recipe Image


Pizza Dough
Amount item serves 8
• 1 ¾ c All Purpose Flour (Plus extra for rolling)
• 2 ¼ c High Gluten Flour
• 2 ¼ tsp Active Dry Yeast
• 2 tsp Kosher Salt
• 1 ½ c Water, Room Temperature
• ¼ c plus 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Pizza Sauce
Amount item serves 4
• 1 ea 28 oz Can, Crushed Tomatoes
• 2 ea Garlic Cloves, Minced
• 1 tsp Dried Oregano
• 1 Tbsp Fresh Basil, Chiffonade
• 2 Tb sp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
• 2 tsp Salt
• Method: Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and mix well. Set Aside.

• 2 pc Pizza Dough
• 1 Batch Pizza Sauce
• ¼ c Grated Mozzarella Cheese
• ¼ c Grated Ricotta Salata Cheese
• ½ c Bulk Italian Sausage, Cooked
• 1 ea Green Bell Pepper, Julienne, Sautéed until very Soft
• 2 Tbsp Grated Parmesan Cheese


1. Roll out dough on well-floured pizza peel one at a time to a 12” circle.
2. Apply sauce as desired, then sprinkle on cheeses
3. Arrange the sausage and peppers on top, then shake off of the peel on to a pizza stone.
4. After 5 minutes of baking, check the bottom of the crust. If spots are baking faster than others, carefully rotate the pizza and continue to bake until bottom is golden brown.
5. Remove from oven and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
6. Allow pizza to cool slightly before cutting
*Note: If you are using an outdoor wood fired pizza oven, the pizza will cook much faster.

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