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Jalapeno Sausage Pizza Recipe

Jalapeno Sausage Pizza Recipe

This zesty pizza is a quick way to bring some spice to the dinner table. The biscuit mix crust gets its zip from chopped jalapenos while taco seasoning perks up the tomato sauce. Sweet peppers , sausage, lettuce and tomato complete the Mexican main dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 6 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 each medium sweet red and green pepper, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix and milk. Stir in 1 cup cheese and jalapenos. Pat dough onto a greased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 400° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2. Combine taco seasoning and tomato sauce; spread over crust. Top with the peppers, onions, sausage and remaining cheese.
  • 3. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Combine sour cream and ranch dressing; drizzle over pizza. Sprinkle with lettuce, tomato and olives. Yield: 6-8 slices.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.