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Sausage & Vegetable Deep Dish Pizza Pie

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6

Equipment

  • springform pan

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz. pizza dough
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 T basil pesto
  • 1 cup Alfredo
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella provolone cheese blend
  • 2 large links Italian sausage
  • 1 cup sliced Brussels sprouts
  • 10 asparagus spears
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan

Instructions
 

  • Spray pan and press dough down and up the sides about 1 – 2 inches. Spread top of dough and edges with a very thin layer of pesto.
  • Brown sausage and remove to paper towels.
  • Cook Brussels sprouts in sausage drippings over med heat until they soften and char.
  • Rinse asparagus and wrap in clean towel. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  • Cut into 1 inch pieces and add to sprouts in skillet. Top with spinach leaves and cover. Cook 2-3 minutes, remove lid and continue to cook and stir until spinach has wilted down. Add sausage back to pan and stir.
  • Place mozzarella & provolone cheese over bottom of dough. Add meat and vegetables. Cover with sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake at 425 for 40 minutes. Let rest 5-10 before removing springform pan. Slice and serve like pie.
  • This is very filling, it will serve 6-8. Leftovers reheat well.
Keyword deep dish pizza, sausage and vegetable deep dish pie, sausage pizza pie