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Spicy Three Cheese and Italian Sausage Red Pepper Pizza

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A delicious pizza with sausage, peppers and three kinds of cheese.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fontina, mozzarella, pizza sauce, red bell peppers, red onions, red pepper flakes, sharp provelone, whole wheat pizza crust
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 542
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe whole wheat or regular pizza dough links are in above post
  • 1 recipe pizza sauce
  • 4 links hot or mild Italian sausage casing removed, crumbled and cooked
  • 1 medium red onion sliced into rings
  • 2 medium red bell peppers sliced into rings, seeds and stems discarded
  • 8 ounces freshly grated mozzarella cheese
  • 8 ounces freshly grated sharp provolone cheese
  • 8 ounces freshly grated fontina cheese
  • crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 450° and use olive oil to grease two rimmed baking sheets generously.
  • Divide the dough in half and on a lightly floured surface, roll thin using a rolling pin.
  • Transfer the dough to the prepared pan(s) and top with pizza sauce.
  • Divide the cooked sausage among both pizzas and top with slices of red pepper and onion.
  • Divide the cheese among both pizzas and bake at 450 for 15-20 minutes, rotating the pans if necessary.
  • Remove and sprinkle with red pepper flakes. Let the pizzas rest for 5 minutes on the pan before transferring to a cutting board and slicing into pieces.

Nutrition

Serving: 2slices | Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1115mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1632IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 529mg | Iron: 1mg