The Sunday Pizza – Benny’s Chicago-Style Pan Pizza

February 28, 2016 at 6:09 AM | Posted in Sunday Pizza | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday Pizza is Benny’s Chicago-Style Pan Pizza. This recipe was emailed to me from Benny to pass along, so I’m calling it Benny’s Chicago-Style Pan Pizza! He said this recipe was passed along to him by a neighbor and he’s been preparing it regular ever since. So thank you to Benny, and enjoy!



Benny’s Chicago-Style Pan Pizza

1 (1 pound) loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
1 pound bulk Italian sausage or turkey Italian sausage
2 cups shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese
8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
1 small onion, chopped
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon fennel seed
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup freshly grated Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese

1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Press the dough into the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
2 – Crumble the sausage into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until evenly browned. Remove the sausage with a slotted spoon, and sprinkle over the dough crust. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese evenly over the sausage.
3 – Add mushrooms and onion to the skillet; cook and stir until the onion is tender. Stir in the tomatoes, oregano, salt, fennel seed and garlic powder. Spoon over the mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top.
4 – Bake for 25 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until crust is golden brown.


The Sunday’s Pizza – Classic Potato, Onion and Ham Pizza

December 6, 2015 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Sunday Pizza | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Pizza is a Classic Potato, Onion and Ham Pizza. Toppings of Potatoes, Onion, and Ham will satisfy everyone! It’s off one of the best Recipe sites on the net, CooksRecipes.

Classic Potato, Onion and Ham Pizza

Buttery, sautéed slices of tender potatoes and onions top this ham and three-cheese pizza.Cooksrecipes 2

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons butter or olive oil – divided use
3 cups potatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
2 sweet onions, sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (16-ounce) pre-baked pizza crust
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
8 thin slices deli ham
8 slices provolone cheese
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

Cooking Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
1 – In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter or oil; add the potatoes, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally. Stir in the remaining butter and cook until the potatoes are golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes.
2 – Place the pizza crust on a pizza pan or a large baking sheet. On the crust, sprinkle the mozzarella; top with the ham slices. Place the potato mixture over the ham; top with the provolone slices. Sprinkle with the Parmesan and parsley.
3 – Bake directly on the oven rack for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
Makes 4 servings.

Sunday’s Pizza – Southwest Turkey Breakfast Pizza Pinwheels

November 22, 2015 at 6:24 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Pizza, Southwest Turkey Breakfast Pizza Pinwheels. Here’s a different spin on Pizza, Saturday’s Pizza – Southwest Turkey Breakfast Pizza Pinwheels. It’s made with JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Turkey Breakfast Sausage Roll, which I love! Just 4 ingredients and you can a Breakfast treat to start your day. You can find this recipe along with a great selection of healthy and delicious recipes on the Jennie – O website.



Southwest Turkey Breakfast Pizza Pinwheels
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Hot Turkey Breakfast Sausage RollSouthwest Turkey Breakfast Pizza Pinwheels
1 (15-ounce) carton southwestern flavor cholesterol-free egg product
1 (13.8-ounce) package refrigerated whole grain pizza crust
1 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese
salsa, if desired

1 – Heat oven to 400°F. Cook sausage as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add eggs to sausage and cook until eggs are cooked. Remove filling from stove top and cool.

2 – Unroll pizza crust onto a clean work surface. Top crust with shredded cheese and sausage and egg mixture. Roll pizza crust jelly-roll style. Cut dough into 1-inch pieces. Place spiral slices onto parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve with salsa for dipping, if desired. Makes 12 spirals.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.


Nutritional InformationJennie O Make the Switch
Calories 120 Fat 6g
Protein 13g Cholesterol 45mg
Carbohydrates 3g Sodium 460mg
Fiber 0g Saturated Fat 2g
Sugars 0g

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