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Focaccia Pizza with Italian Sausage
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
 
Focaccia Pizza is made with a deliciously soft bread topped with a hearty meat sauce and a duo of delicious cheeses! It's a twist on the classic pizza that tastes amazing and comes together in under 20 minutes!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, pizza
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 675 kcal
Ingredients
  • 10 oz Hot Italian Pork Sausage
  • 2 oz Roasted Piquillo Peppers roughly chopped
  • 1 15-Ounce Can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 Piece Focaccia Bread
  • 4 oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese torn, sliced or grated
  • 4 oz Shredded Fontina Cheese
Instructions
  1. Place an oven rack in the center of the oven, then preheat to 475°F.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, add the Italian pork sausage. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 5 to 7 minutes, or until browned.
  3. Add the tomatoes and chopped roasted peppers. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the liquid is slightly thickened and the sausage is cooked through. Turn off the heat.
  4. Cut the focaccia bread in half, then place on a sheet pan, cut side up.
  5. Evenly top with the cooked sausage and sauce, mozzarella, and fontina.
  6. Bake the pizza for 9 to 11 minutes, or until the edges are lightly browned and the cheese is melted.
  7. Carefully transfer to a cutting board and let rest at least 2 minutes.
  8. Cut the baked pizza into equal-sized pieces and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Focaccia Pizza with Italian Sausage
Amount Per Serving (4 slices)
Calories 675 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 1427mg62%
Potassium 215mg6%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 305mg31%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.