Saturday, March 31, 2012

Spicy Sausage Florentine Pizza




Ingredients:


1 pkg. Johnsonville® Ground Hot Italian Sausage or Links, casings removed
2 personal size Pre-Made Pizza Crusts (or 1, 12” crust)
1cup pizza sauce
1cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
2cloves fresh garlic, minced
1/2tsp. dried oregano
1/2tsp. dried basil
1cup spinach (frozen chopped, thawed and well drained)
1/4cup fresh basil, sliced (optional)
sea salt and pepper

Directions:

1. Position oven rack in center of oven and preheat to 400°F.

2. In a large skillet, sauté sausage, mushrooms and garlic until the meat is browned. Drain off fat and remove excess with paper towels. Always cook sausage to internal temperature of 160°F.

3. To skillet, add pizza sauce, oregano, basil, spinach, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring frequently, until hot.

4. Place pizza crust on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes and remove from oven.

5. Spread meat mixture evenly over pizza crust.

6. Bake for an additional 8-10 minutes until cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven, sprinkle with fresh basil or other fresh herbs, cut and enjoy!

Recipe shared from: http://www.johnsonville.com/recipe/sausage-florentine-pizza.html