German Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe

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German Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe
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German Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe

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There’s a little bit of Deutschland in every slice of this quick, creative pizza. If you like sausage and ‘kraut, you’ll love this dish! -Angela Spengler, Clovis, New Mexico
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1/4-in. slices
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups leftover or refrigerated mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

Directions

Unroll dough into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; flatten dough and build up edges slightly. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute kielbasa in butter until browned. Spread mashed potatoes over crust. Layer with sauerkraut, kielbasa, cheese and caraway seeds. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 pieces.
Originally published as German Oktoberfest Pizza in Taste of Home October/November 2009, p63

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 569 calories, 32g fat (14g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 1749mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein.

  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1/4-in. slices
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups leftover or refrigerated mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  1. Unroll dough into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; flatten dough and build up edges slightly. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute kielbasa in butter until browned. Spread mashed potatoes over crust. Layer with sauerkraut, kielbasa, cheese and caraway seeds. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 pieces.
Originally published as German Oktoberfest Pizza in Taste of Home October/November 2009, p63

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PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 238575
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2015

"My husband and I really enjoyed this! I never rinse sauerkraut, it gets rid of all the flavor! I only drain it. Next time I will add a bit more sauerkraut (personal preference), and I will cut up the kielbasa into smaller pieces. I'll definitely do this one again."

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serinda12 User ID: 4517849 168450
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2014

"My family loved this. Even my picky kids. I would add a bit extra sauerkraut and double the amount of potatoes next time. Definitely worth making again."

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SueFla User ID: 2076413 145423
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2010

"Really good!........I think next time I will double the sauerkraut for added flavor. Also, I used garlic-flavored instant potatoes....The best part was watching my husband's face when I served it! :-)))"

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Maxine Miller User ID: 2800706 107477
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2010

"I will mix the cheese with the mashed potatoes next time to give them more flavor."

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Marysreliv User ID: 2492965 127291
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"This was really great! I'm a vegetarian, so used vegetarian hotdogs. Next time I may try Morning Stars breakfast sausage links. Definately will make again."

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