Chicken-Apple Sausage Flatbread

Hands-on 20 min., Total 40 min.

Yield:

Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (11-oz.) can refrigerated thin-crust pizza dough
Vegetable cooking spray
2 crisp, sweet apples (such as Gala, Fuji, or Braeburn)
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 (12-oz.) package smoked chicken-and-apple sausage links
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup whipped cream cheese spread
Garnish: chopped fresh chives and basil

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Press pizza dough into a 14- x 9-inch rectangle in a lightly greased (with cooking spray) jelly-roll pan.

2. Bake at 425° on lower oven rack 20 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp. Meanwhile, thinly slice apples; toss with 1/2 tsp. lemon juice.

3. Cook sausage links in a skillet over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until browned; slice. Stir salt and pepper into whipped cream cheese spread; spread over baked crust. Top with apples and sausage. Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives and basil.

4. Cut into squares, and serve immediately.

Note:

September 2014