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Sicilian-Style Pizza with Broccoli Pesto

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

Pizza change-up night! Get plenty of sausage and cheese plus a broccoli bonus. ...MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Naples, Florida

Ingredients

1
bag (11 oz) frozen Tuscan seasoned broccoli
12
oz bulk Italian pork sausage
3
tablespoons Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2
cans Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1/3
cup pine nuts
12
oz whole milk mozzarella cheese, diced
1
large tomato, diced (1 1/2 cups)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Microwave frozen broccoli as directed on bag. Cut open bag; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 3
    Brush 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan. Remove dough from cans; cut each dough piece in half lengthwise down center to make a total of 4 pieces. Place dough pieces lengthwise in pan; press in bottom of pan to form crust; set aside.
  • 4
    In food processor, place broccoli and pine nuts. Cover; process until well blended to make pesto. Spread pesto over dough. Top with sausage, cheese and tomato. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • 5
    Bake 25 to 29 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese begins to brown.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
740
Calories from Fat
380
% Daily Value
Total Fat
42g
65%
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
1650mg
69%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
3g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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