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Sausage Pizza Loaf Recipe

Sausage Pizza Loaf Recipe

Savory slices of this bread make a favorite Saturday night meal for my family. Just like pizza, it can be eaten as a fun finger food. Guests can't stop nibbling when I serve it at parties. Plus, it's good warm or cold.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1/4 cup each chopped onion, sweet red pepper and green pepper
  • 2 packages (6-1/2 ounces each) pizza crust mix
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoni
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion and peppers over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Combine crust mixes; prepare according to package directions. With greased fingers, press onto the bottom of a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • 2. Combine the sausage mixture, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and egg; spread over dough to within 1/2 in. of the edges. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese, oregano and garlic powder.
  • 3. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seams to seal. Arrange seam side down on pan and shape into a crescent. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 15 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.