Spicy Zucchini and Sausage Pizza

Spicy Zucchini and Sausage Pizza

Zucchini slices are coated with a tangy and hot chili sauce mixture that gives a spicy new flair to traditional sausage pizza. The toppings are versatile; reduce the amount of each chili sauce or swap in mild sausage if your family prefers less heat.

prep time
15
minutes
cook time
12
minutes
servings
4

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Place zucchini, Sriracha, garlic chili pepper sauce and white wine vinegar in a small bowl; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight


2

Place pizza stone on lower rack in a cold oven. Heat oven to 500°F. Bake stone for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 475°F.


3

Meanwhile, brown sausage in a skillet; set aside.


4

Roll out pizza dough into a 12-inch circle, about 1/4-inch thick, on lightly floured waxed paper. Dust pizza peel with cornmeal; transfer dough onto pizza peel. Spread pizza sauce on dough to within 1 inch of the edge. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan. Top with zucchini and reserved sausage.


5

Carefully transfer to pizza stone. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden brown. Remove pizza from oven; transfer to cutting board. Cool slightly before cutting.


Recipe Tip:
Any brand of Wisconsin mozzarella or parmesan cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Mozzarella rates second only to cheddar in popularity in the U.S. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce over 1 billion pounds of mozzarella cheese each year.

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Place zucchini, Sriracha, garlic chili pepper sauce and white wine vinegar in a small bowl; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight


2

Place pizza stone on lower rack in a cold oven. Heat oven to 500°F. Bake stone for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 475°F.


3

Meanwhile, brown sausage in a skillet; set aside.


4

Roll out pizza dough into a 12-inch circle, about 1/4-inch thick, on lightly floured waxed paper. Dust pizza peel with cornmeal; transfer dough onto pizza peel. Spread pizza sauce on dough to within 1 inch of the edge. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan. Top with zucchini and reserved sausage.


5

Carefully transfer to pizza stone. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden brown. Remove pizza from oven; transfer to cutting board. Cool slightly before cutting.


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