Italian Sausage Deep Dish Pizza

2018-03-20
  • Yield : 8 Servings
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 35m
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Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) Johnsonville Mild or Hot Italian Sausage Links, casings removed
  • 1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 can (2.25 ounces) sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 teaspoons yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tubes (13.2 ounces, each) refrigerated country Italian bread dough
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce

Method

Step 1

1. Cook sausage links according to package directions; drain, cut into ¼-inch slices and set aside.

Step 2

2. In a skillet, saute green pepper slices in 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat until lightly browned.

Step 3

3. Remove peppers and set aside.

Step 4

4. In the same skillet, add remaining olive oil; saute mushrooms over medium-high heat until lightly browned.

Step 5

5. Position oven rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat to 400°F.

Step 6

6. Butter the bottom and sides of two 9-inch round baking pans.

Step 7

7. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of cornmeal in the interior of each pan.

Step 8

8. Remove bread dough from tubes, unroll and press one tube of dough up sides and over the bottom of each prepared pan.

Step 9

9. Arrange 3 slices of provolone over dough, followed by 1½ cups of mozzarella and ¼ cup of Parmesan into each pan.

Step 10

10. Spread ¾ cup of pizza sauce over cheese layer.

Step 11

11. Top each pizza with half of the green peppers, mushrooms, olives and sausage slices.

Step 12

12. Bake at 400°F for 30-35 minutes or until crusts are golden brown.

Step 13

13. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.

Step 14

14. Cut into wedges.

Step 15

15. Serve.

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