Our Pesto Pizza with Field Roast Smoked Apple Sage Sausage is delicious and simple to prepare. The pesto is easy to make at home in just a few minutes.
Preparation and Assembly Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Yield: one 12" Pizza
1 unbaked ready made pizza dough
¾ cup pesto sauce (see recipe)
8oz package Daiya Mozzarella Style Cheese
2 Field Roast® Smoked Apple Sage Sausage, sliced
¼ onion - sliced thin
1 cup chopped broccoli crowns
3 - 4 mushrooms, sliced
½ teaspoon garlic powder
4 cups fresh basil, washed and stems removed
¼ cup Vegenaise® Original Spread
¼ cup olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
½ teaspoon salt
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until creamy. Makes ¾ cups.
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spread and flatten the the pizza dough out on a 12" pizza round or baking dish. Set aside.
2. Spread a thin layer of pesto sauce on the crust. Top it with half of the Daiya cheese.
3. Sauté the sausages with the onion, broccoli, mushrooms and garlic powder. Cook about 3 minutes so that the broccoli is just tender. Add the mixture to the pizza. Cover with the remaining Daiya cheese.
4. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes or until the crust is bubbly and slightly crisp. Let cool and cut into slices.