Upside-Down Pizza

Try pizza a fun and unusual way -- upside down, with the crust on the top and mouthwatering Italian ingredients melting together underneath! From Deanna Smith, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
lb bulk mild Italian pork sausage
1
jar (14 oz) pizza sauce
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup sliced drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz jar)
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up sausage with spoon, until no longer pink. Drain if necessary. Stir in pizza sauce, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese, bell peppers and olives. Spoon mixture into pan; spread evenly.
  • 3 Unroll dough. Shape dough to fit over sausage mixture in pan. Brush dough with olive oil. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Use sharp knife to make several 1-inch slits in dough.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up sausage with spoon, until no longer pink. Drain if necessary. Stir in pizza sauce, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese, bell peppers and olives. Spoon mixture into pan; spread evenly.
  • 3 Unroll dough. Shape dough to fit over sausage mixture in pan. Brush dough with olive oil. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Use sharp knife to make several 1-inch slits in dough.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
1070mg
1070%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.