Spicy Sausage Pizza

Spicy Sausage Pizza

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

Cooking Light JUNE 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 314
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 10.4g
  • Saturated fat: 4.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 17.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 37.4g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 703mg
  • Calcium: 396mg

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