Chicken Sausage, Sweet Onion, and Fennel Pizza

Chicken Sausage, Sweet Onion, and Fennel PizzaRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr


4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)

Total time: 40 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Total: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 420
Fat 18.9 g
Satfat 6.1 g
Monofat 5.4 g
Polyfat 5.6 g
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrate 48.4 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 715 mg
Calcium 248 mg


3 ounces chicken apple sausage, chopped (such as Gerhard's)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups vertically sliced Oso Sweet or other sweet onion
1 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb (about 1 small bulb)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (12-ounce) prebaked pizza crust (such as Mama Mary's)
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Gouda cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from pan.

3. Add oil to pan. Add onion, fennel, and salt; cover and cook 10 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

4. Place pizza crust on a baking sheet. Top evenly with onion mixture; sprinkle with cheese, and top evenly with sausage. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until cheese melts. Sprinkle evenly with chives. Cut pizza into 8 wedges.