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Spicy Sausage Pizza



  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp. active dry yeast
  • 2 cups flour


  • 28 oz. whole tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • 5-6 garlic cloves


  • Sausage
  • Mozzarella
  • Basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Add yeast to warm water, whisk to combine.
  3. Add salt and flour and mix until rough dough has formed.
  4. Transfer to floured service and work with hands, adding in more flour as you go, until dough is no longer sticky.
  5. Place dough back into bowl, cover with towel, and allow to rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Once rested, divide down into two equal segments and roll into desired shape and size.
  7. Transfer to parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  8. While crust is baking, combine tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in food processor and blend until sauce has formed.
  9. Top crust with desired amount of sauce, then top with sausage and mozzarella, bake for an additional 10 minutes, rotating half way through.
  10. Top with fresh basil, red pepper flakes, and enjoy!