Sausage, Zucchini, and Pepper Pizza

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 692 calories
    • Calories 309 calories from fat
    • Fat 35 g
    • Sat Fat 10 g
    • Cholesterol 45 mg
    • Sodium 1,525 mg
    • Protein 33 g
    • Carbohydrate 71 g
    • Sugar 8 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 6 mg
    • Calcium 300 mg

Arrange oven racks in the lower and upper thirds of the oven. Heat oven to 475°F.Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the sausage on both sides until almost done, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.Meanwhile, roll out the dough on a well-floured surface into two 10-by-14-inch rectangles or 12-inch rounds. Transfer to two ungreased baking sheets.Top the dough with the sausage, zucchini, and peppers. Sprinkle with the thyme, drizzle with the remaining oil, and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.Bake the pizzas for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and top with the provolone.Return to oven 2 to 3 minutes until the cheese melts, the edges of the pies are lightly browned, and the sausage is thoroughly cooked.

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 12 ounces sweet sausage, sliced
  3. Check 2 (10-ounce) portions frozen pizza dough, thawed
  4. Check flour for work surface
  5. Check 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  6. Check 1 1/2 cups roasted red peppers, drained and thinly sliced
  7. Check 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  8. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  9. Check 1 cup grated provolone cheese

Directions

  1. Arrange oven racks in the lower and upper thirds of the oven. Heat oven to 475°F.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the sausage on both sides until almost done, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Meanwhile, roll out the dough on a well-floured surface into two 10-by-14-inch rectangles or 12-inch rounds. Transfer to two ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Top the dough with the sausage, zucchini, and peppers. Sprinkle with the thyme, drizzle with the remaining oil, and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Bake the pizzas for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and top with the provolone.
  6. Return to oven 2 to 3 minutes until the cheese melts, the edges of the pies are lightly browned, and the sausage is thoroughly cooked.