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Recipe: 3 for 1 Pizza Special (Part 2)


Here it is, as promised! The final part to this two-post extravaganza and the finale to Pizza Week! I promised two more recipes and I shall deliver! So here we go!

Super Savory Pizza

Ingredients:

  • Fresh or Store-bought pizza crust
  • 1 Can of Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon of Dry Oregano
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Pack of Pepperoni
  • 2 Italian style Sausages out of their casings
  • 1 Cup of Provolone Cheese, grated
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

Hardware:

  • Box Grater
  • Sautee Pan
  • Pizza Pan
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Pizza Cutter
  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees
  2. Stretch out your fresh dough on the pan
  3. Cover with the tomato sauce
  4. Sprinkle the Oregano on top
  5. Heat the sautee pan on medium-high heat. Add olive oil
  6. Add the Sausages and break them up with the spatula. Season with salt and pepper
  7. Sautee the Sausages until brown
  8. Take out the sausages and put them off to the side for a bit
  9. Dice up the garlic and, using the fat that remains in the pan, sautee the garlic for 1 – 2 minutes
  10. Add the garlic to the tomato sauce on the crust
  11. Cover with the Provolone
  12. Add the pepperoni and browned sausage on top
  13. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes

Enjoy this one folks! It’s another favorite of mine. If you’re a sucker for Italian Sausage like I am, then you’ll love this! Now, on with the show!

Asian Style Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup of Hoisin Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Soy Sauce
  • 1 Pack of Instant Ramen
  • 1 Teaspoon of Crushed Red Pepper Flake
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Chili Oil
  • 1 Cup of Shredded Chicken (or Duck if you can get your hands on it. yet another leftovers magnet here)

Hardware:

  • Small Pot
  • Pizza Pan
  • Small Bowl
  • Balloon Whisk
  • Wooden Spoon
  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees
  2. In the bowl whisk together the sauce-to-be
  3. Fold in the chicken
  4. In the small pot, cook the ramen in salted water for 5 – 6 minutes. Drain thoroughly when done
  5. Stretch out the dough on the pan and add the chicken-sauce mixture
  6. Top with the cooked and drained ramen noodles
  7. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes

Surprised? Well I at least hope you were! This is a recipe I just thought of a few days ago. I tried it and it really is fantastic! It’s a nice little twist on the traditional pizza and it’s a great way to experiment with flavor profiles. Have fun with this one!

Well that draws Pizza Week to a close! I hope everyone enjoyed this little culinary excursion into Pizza Land. It’s a land of unlimited possibilities where instead of asking “Why?” you should instead ask “Why not?”

Send me some feed back by leaving comments or e-mailing me: CadetGuardsman@gmail.com. You can even leave me messages on my Twitter! See you guys later!

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Author: NJ_Chef

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and aspiring food-writer. 28-year old chef, blogger, eSports fan, gamer, jack-of-all-trades and master of none.

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