Fresh Garden Sauce Pizza with Sausage!!!


Fresh Pizza dough – (2)
16 oz. shredded mozzarella
16 oz - Ricotta cheese
Romano cheese for grating
4 Sweet Sausages – grilled and shredded
Cornmeal for dusting
Olive oil

For the Sauce:

2 quarts of fresh cherry tomatoes – halved
5 cloves of garlic – chopped
1 red onion - sliced
Handful of fresh basil – chopped
Handful of fresh sage – chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
Dashes of sea salt
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper
Dashes of red pepper flakes
Dashes of dried oregano
Olive oil

Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the garlic, onions and lemon zest. Sauté until the onion is soft. Add the tomatoes and seasonings. Cook down for about 10 minutes on a low simmer.

Turn off heat and set aside.

Prepare the Dough:

Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

Work the dough with your fists. Do not roll the dough out. Work the dough to fit the pizza pans. Do no make the dough too thin, or the sauce will seep through.

Dust the pizza pans with cornmeal. Place the dough on the prepared pan.

Spoon the ricotta on the dough first.

Next, with a slotted spoon, place the tomato sauce on the ricotta. Top the sauce with the shredded with the sausage. Place the shredded mozzarella and grated Romano on top of the sausage and finish off with a drizzle of olive oil.

Place in the oven for about 25 minutes or until the crust is golden.

This is a delicious and hearty pizza!

With Love,