Chicago Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

Chicago-style deep dish pizza ready in just 45 minutes? Yes, thanks to refrigerated pizza crust and simple, traditional toppings.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
can (8 oz) pizza sauce
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
1 1/2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
2
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives, if desired
2
tablespoons chopped green onions (2 medium)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sausage and bell pepper in skillet 7 to 9 minutes, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink. Stir in mushrooms and pizza sauce. Keep warm over low heat.
  • 2 Unroll dough in pan. Press in bottom and up side of pan, folding edge under to form crust. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the cheese evenly in bottom of crust. Spoon hot sausage mixture over cheese. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese, the tomatoes and olives.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with onions. Let stand 5 minutes. To serve, cut pizza into wedges with serrated knife.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    390
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1050mg
    1050%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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