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Italian Sausage Pesto Pizza with Crimini Mushrooms
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7 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 45MINS

Italian Sausage Pesto Pizza with Crimini Mushrooms

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A crispy crust, gooey cheese, and a yummy sauce – who doesn’t love pizza? With earthy crimini mushrooms, zesty Italian sausage and perfect pesto, this is scratch pizza with a shortcut. No waiting for the delivery guy - you’ll have this on the table in no time.
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At Chef’d, we bring you fresh ingredients and world-famous recipes right to your doorstep!
A crispy crust, gooey cheese, and a yummy sauce – who doesn’t love pizza? With earthy crimini mushrooms, zesty Italian sausage and perfect pesto, this is scratch pizza with a shortcut. No waiting for the delivery guy - you’ll have this on the table in no time.
45MINS
Total Time
$3.73
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
us / metric
Semolina Flour
2 Tbsp
Semolina Flour
Italian Sausage Link
6 oz
Italian Sausage Links
Basil Pesto
1/3 cup
Basil Pesto
Pizza Dough
1
Pizza Dough
Olive Oil
as needed
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
511
Fat
35.7 g
Protein
31.8 g
Carbs
16.8 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
step 2
Remove the stems from the Cremini Mushroom (1 cup) and discard. Cut the mushroom caps into1/4 inch sliced pieces.
step 2 Remove the stems from the Cremini Mushroom (1 cup) and discard. Cut the mushroom caps into1/4 inch sliced pieces.
step 3
Remove the Italian Sausage Links (6 oz) from the casings and discard casings. Crumble the sausage into small pieces; set aside.
step 4
Sprinkle the Semolina Flour (2 Tbsp) onto a sheet pan to cover. Rub a little Olive Oil (as needed) on your hands to prevent sticking, and gently shape the Pizza Dough (1) into a rectangle. Stretch the dough into a 1/4 inch thickness.
step 4 Sprinkle the Semolina Flour (2 Tbsp) onto a sheet pan to cover. Rub a little Olive Oil (as needed) on your hands to prevent sticking, and gently shape the Pizza Dough (1) into a rectangle. Stretch the dough into a 1/4 inch thickness.
step 5
Dock the dough with the tines of a fork, making punctures every few inches.
step 6
Place the dough in the oven and par-bake for 5 minutes. Set timer!
step 6 Place the dough in the oven and par-bake for 5 minutes. Set timer!
step 7
Spread only HALF of the Basil Pesto (1/3 cup) over the pizza, leaving about a 1-inch border around the edges of the dough. Spread the shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1 cup) and top with the sliced mushrooms and sausage pieces.
step 7 Spread only HALF of the Basil Pesto (1/3 cup) over the pizza, leaving about a 1-inch border around the edges of the dough. Spread the shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1 cup) and top with the sliced mushrooms and sausage pieces.
step 8
Return the pizza to the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and slightly golden and the sausage is cooked through.
step 9
Remove the pizza from the oven and, using a spatula, carefully transfer from the sheet pan directly onto the middle oven rack. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes until crisp. Remove from the oven and slice into equal-sized pieces.
step 10
Serve the slices of the Italian Sausage Pesto Pizza on two plates or family style! Serve and enjoy!
step 10 Serve the slices of the Italian Sausage Pesto Pizza on two plates or family style! Serve and enjoy!
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American
Brunch
Comfort Food
Lunch
Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Quick & Easy
Italian
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