Spinach, Sausage and Goat Cheese Pizza


 

 

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This pizza is just like specialty pizza you pay 20-25 dollars for only with this recipe  you get 2 for $10 and this recipe is so easy. By making it at home you get all the kudos from your friends and  family and you can tell them “Awe it was just a little something I whipped up”.  Have fun and I hope you enjoy.

This recipe makes 2 – 12″ Pizzas

2 3/4 cups bread flour

1 teaspoons salt

1 cup warm water

1 packet yeast

2 teaspoons sugar

2 tablespoons olive oil + additional oil to coat pizza

8 oz. sausage (casing removed)

thin tomato slices – enough to cover Pizza

2 cup sautéed spinach and garlic (use 1 cup / pizza)

8 oz. goat cheese (use 4 oz. / pizza)

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 Place the bread flour and salt into bowl of stand mixer fitted with a dough hook.

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Put water in a large measuring cup.  Add yeast and sugar to the water and stir to dissolve.  Set timer for 10 minutes to allow yeast to proof.

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Add oil to the water mixture. Pour liquid into mixer bowl.  Set mixer on number two and knead for exactly 10 minutes.

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Remove dough ball from mixer bowl then put a drop of oil into bowl of mixer. Then roll the dough around in oil to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside to rise for 1 hour. Dough should double in size. Cut into two balls. Each ball makes a 12″ pizza.

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Use a large skillet to cook sausage until the pink is gone and it begins to brown. Breaking up all large clumps. Place sausage into a strainer or on paper towels to drain off excess fat and set sausage aside. Use 1/2 of the sausage per pizza.

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Using one of the 1/2 balls roll out to a 12″ circle for each pizza. Brush top with olive oil  (this keeps the dough from getting soggy from the tomatoes) up to 1/2 inch from the edge, then cover with sliced tomatoes.

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Then cover with spinach.

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Cover with the sausage crumbles.

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Finish with mozzarella and large crumbles of goat cheese.

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Bake in a pre-heated 425 degree oven on a pizza stone for 15 – 20 minutes.

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About Renee Lalane
I was born and raised in New York. Later in life I moved to Central Florida. I am of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Puerto Rican and Cuban decent. I have been working in the restaurant business for most of my life and have owned five along the way. Recently I became aware of the fact that as my elders passed away their recipes passed with them. I call these recipes "Heirloom Recipes" I am dedicating this site to saving recipes from extinction. Not only recipes from my family but from yours. Do you have a unique recipe that needs saving? Send it to me along with a name and picture of your relative and I will review it and possibly post it as an Heirloom Recipe.

2 Responses to Spinach, Sausage and Goat Cheese Pizza

  1. Renee, what a great blog you have! Love the Spinach and sausage pizza recipe. And you are so right, for a pizza like this, you’d pay something like $25! I’m not much of a pizza sauce lover, so this pizza is just the right one for me. Glad we got connected.

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    • Renee Lalane says:

      I get so tired of the same old pizza so I am always trying something new. I am so glad you are enjoying the recipes. I enjoy your blog too. I want to try an artichoke pizza next, any ideas?

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