Pizza with Sausage, Tomatoes and Basil

Pizza with Sausage, Tomatoes and Basil

Ingredients:

  • For the Dough:
  • 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose enriched flour
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray

For the Topping:

  • 1 pound red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pound sausage, cooked and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup grated part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

 

Directions:

  1. Mix flour, yeast and salt in a bowl.
  2. Gradually add 1/2 cup warm (110°F) water until a soft dough forms.
  3. Divide dough into 4 portions.
  4. Using hands, roll dough into balls.
  5. Coat with cooking spray, cover with plastic wrap and set aside to rise, 30 to 45 minutes.
  6. When ready to cook, place each ball of dough on a piece of wax paper and flatten into a 4-inch circle.
  7. Coat grill with cooking spray and heat on high.
  8. Gently place dough onto grill and cook until dough puffs and underside stiffens (about 30 seconds).
  9. Flip and reduce heat to low.
  10. Mix topping ingredients, then divide among crusts.
  11. Cover grill.
  12. Cook until cheese melts, 5 to 6 minutes more.
  13. Slice and serve. Makes 4 servings.

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