Spicy Sausage Pizza

For a more kid-friendly supper, use a milder sausage, such as basil and pine nut.


4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 314
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 10.4 g
Satfat 4.7 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 17.5 g
Carbohydrate 37.4 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 703 mg
Calcium 396 mg


1 (10-ounce) Italian cheese-flavored thin pizza crust (such as Boboli)
1/2 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce
3 (1/8-inch-thick) slices sweet or red onion, separated into rings
1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced into rings
3 ounces chicken sausage with habanero chiles and tequila, chopped (such as Gerhard's)
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


Preheat oven to 425°.

Place crust on a baking sheet. Spread sauce evenly over crust, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Arrange onion and bell pepper evenly over sauce. Top with sausage; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from heat, and sprinkle with basil.


Karen Levin,

June 2004
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