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Chicken Sausage Pizza with Onions and Peppers

Everything you love about an Italian sub is included on this Chicken Sausage Pizza with Onions and Peppers! Cheesy, meaty, and smoky, you’ll love the variety of crave-worthy ingredients and Italian flavors.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: pizza, pizza party
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 1 12-inch pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 links fully cooked Italian-style chicken sausage sliced into ¼” rounds
  • ½ cup sliced bell pepper about ½ a bell pepper
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 one-pound pizza dough
  • cup pizza sauce
  • ¾ cup shredded whole milk low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded provolone cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook chicken sausage, stirring occasionally until browned about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the chicken sausage to a large bowl.
  • Add bell pepper and red onion to the skillet and season with ¼ teaspoon salt. Cook, occasionally stirring until softened, deglazing the pan with water as needed, about 4 minutes.
  • Transfer to the bowl of cooked sausage, add chopped garlic and stir to combine.
  • Shape pizza dough into 12-inch round.
  • Top with sauce, cheese and the chicken sausage vegetable mixture.
  • Bake until bubbly and golden brown, about 12 minutes.
  • Cut and serve immediately.
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