Poker Night Pizza
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Our homemade sausage, pepper and mushroom pizza recipe is perfect for easy weeknight entertaining. Poker Night Pizza delivers a money-saving pizza recipe right to our table whenever we need it.
What You'll Need
- 1 pound store-bought fresh or frozen dough, thawed if frozen
- 8 ounces hot Italian sausage, casings removed
- 1 medium-sized green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
- 5 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced (about 2 cups)
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 3/4 cup pizza or spaghetti sauce
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 450 degree F. Coat a 12-inch deep-dish pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a large skillet, cook and stir sausage over medium-low heat until no pink remains. Stir in pepper, mushrooms, and basil; reduce heat to low. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, until vegetables are just tender, then drain excess liquid.
- Using your fingertips or the heel of your hand, spread dough so it covers bottom of pan and dough comes three-quarters of the way up the sides. Cover and let rise 10 minutes.
- Spread sauce evenly over crust and top with sausage mixture then mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.
- Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until crust is crisp and brown. Cut and serve.
You can make a milder version of this by using mild sausage. Use a sausage that's got the degree of spiciness your gang enjoys.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Calories 337
- Calories from Fat 102
- Total Fat 11g 17 %
- Saturated Fat 4.9g 25 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 20g 39 %
- Cholesterol 32mg 11 %
- Sodium 762mg 32 %
- Total Carbohydrates 40g 13 %
- Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9 %
- Sugars 4.5g 0 %