Friday, October 26, 2012

Sausage Diavolo Pizza Recipes

1 (19.76 ounce) package Johnsonville®
Italian Hot Sausage Links
1 (10 ounce) package refrigerated dough
, rolled out thin
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
5 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and minced
3/4 cup onion, chopped
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 long, sweet red pepper, cut into rings
1 (14 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
Sea salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
3 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped
1 cup Italian blend shredded cheese
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Other fresh herbs such basil (optional)
1. Position oven rack to center and preheat to 450 degrees F. Lightly oil a pizza pan and roll out crust, thin.
2. In a large skillet, heat oil and saute sausage and red pepper flakes until browned. Remove from heat, drain fat, cool slightly and chop.
3. Add garlic and onion to skillet and cook about five minutes until onion is soft.
4. Add cherry tomatoes, canned tomatoes, wine and oregano. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let simmer about 20 minutes, stirring when necessary, until cherry tomatoes are soft and sauce thickens. Add parsley and sausage back into skillet. Remove from heat.
5. Top pizza crust with sausage mixture, grated cheeses and red pepper slices. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle with fresh herbs, cut and enjoy!