Sausage-Fontina Pizza with Tomato and Basil
Servings Prep Time
6people 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6people 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 8ounces chicken-garlic sausagecasings removed
  • 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5large cloves garlicminced
  • 1/2teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (14-inch)prepared whole-wheat pizza crust
  • 2medium ripe tomatoesthinly sliced
  • 1/2cup pitted black olivesrinsed, drained, and coarsely chopped
  • Coarse cornmealfor baking sheet
  • 4-6ounces fontina cheeseshredded
  • 1/2cup torn fresh basil leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 500˚. Place baking sheet in oven for 10 minutes.
  2. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, cook sausage until crumbly; blot with a paper towel to absorb any excess grease. In a small bowl, blend oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Spread half of mixture over crust. Arrange tomato slices over oil mixture. Scatter cooked sausage over tomatoes; top with olives. Drizzle remaining half of oil-garlic mixture over pizza and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Remove baking sheet from oven, quickly dust with cornmeal, and top with pizza. Bake for 10 minutes. Scatter cheese over pizza and bake 3-5 minutes more, or until crust edges are golden and cheese is bubbly. Let pizza cool slightly before sprinkling with basil. Cut into slices and serve.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Sausage-Fontina Pizza with Tomato and Basil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 769mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Protein 16g 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 327 cal, 15g fat (7g mono, 2g poly, 7g sat), 48mg chol, 16g protein, 28g carb, 5g fiber, 769mg sodium