• Ingredients: 21
  • Serves: 2

Double-crusted turkey sausage pizza with all purpose flour, 10-ounce tube refrigerated pizza dough.

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour
  • 1 10-ounce tube refrigerated pizza dough

For sponge:

  • 1/8 tsp. active dry yeast
  • 2 tbsps. warm water
  • 1/3 cup room-temperature water
  • 1 cup bread flour*

For bread:

  • *available at many supermarkets and by mail order from The Baker’s Catalogue, tel. 827-6836

For roasting

  • 8 medium beets, peeled, cut into 1-inch wedges

Port Sauce

  • 2 cups tawny Port
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 2 tsps. cornstarch

Dulce de leche:

  • 1/4 cup dulce de leche

Malted milk ball:

  • 1/2 cup chopped malted milk balls
  • 2 tbsps. chocolate malted powder

Espresso chocolate chunk:

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tsp. espresso powder

Very berry:

Peppermint fudge:

  • 3 tbsps. fudge sauce
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies

Directions

  1. Step 1 Preheat oven to 450°F. Sauté sausages in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until cooked through, breaking into small pieces with back of spoon, about 5 minutes.
  2. Step 2 Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to bowl. Mix in 1/2 cup cheese, red peppers and pesto; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Step 3 Lightly sprinkle heavy large baking sheet with flour. Unfold dough on prepared sheet; cut dough in half crosswise.

    For this step you will need

  4. Step 4 Stretch and/or roll each dough half into thin rectangle, approximately 7 by 10 inches. Press sausage mixture atop 1 dough rectangle, leaving generous 1/2-inch border.
  5. Step 5 Top with second dough rectangle. Roll edges of dough together and press with tines of fork to seal.

    For this step you will need

  6. Step 6 Bake until crust is pale golden, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons cheese. Bake until cheese melts, about 3 minutes longer.

Nutrition information

Calories 706 Carbohydrates 78 g (26%)
Fat 24 g (37%) Protein 43 g (86%)
Saturated Fat 9 g (47%) Sodium 1,661 mg (69%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g Fiber 4 g (17%)
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g Cholesterol 119 mg (40%)