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Sausage and Peppers Pizza

Get ready for a pizza party that’s off the charts! Imagine a pizza that’s like a flavor fiesta – it’s the Sausage and Peppers Pizza, and it’s going to blow your taste buds away.

First things first, let’s talk about the main stars of the show: sausage and peppers. These two buddies team up on a pizza crust to create a taste sensation that’s as classic as it gets. It’s like a delicious partnership that never goes out of style.

But wait, there’s more! We’re not stopping at just sausage and peppers. We’re throwing in some pickled peppers to give your pizza a zing that’ll make your mouth do a happy dance. Picture this – a symphony of flavors that surprises and delights with every single bite. It’s not just a pizza; it’s a taste adventure!

Now, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of making this pizza masterpiece. Grab some pizza dough – you can find it at the store or try making it at home if you’re feeling adventurous. Roll it out like a pro and spread on a layer of pizza sauce. Next up, sprinkle some mozzarella cheese – because who can resist gooey, melty cheese?

Then comes the sausage, cooked and crumbled to perfection. Add a colorful mix of bell peppers and those tangy pickled peppers. A sprinkle of salt, a dash of pepper, and maybe a pinch of red pepper flakes if you like a little heat.

Pop it in the oven, and in no time, you’ve got a golden, bubbly, and downright irresistible pizza. Let it rest for a moment, then drizzle some olive oil and toss on fresh basil leaves for that finishing touch.

Slice it up, and there you have it – Sausage and Peppers Pizza that’s so good, you’ll be begging for an encore!

Sausage and Peppers Pizza

Sausage and Peppers Pizza

Elevate your pizza game with Sausage and Peppers Pizza. A classic combo of sausage, bell peppers, and pickled peppers on a golden crust. Prep in 15 mins, cook in 20 mins. Costs $15-20, serves 4. Total time: 1h35m. 300 calories per serving. Homemade goodness that's quick, flavorful, and sure to impress.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian – American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • Pizza stone or baking sheet
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cutting board
  • Chef's knife
  • Saute pan


  • 1 pound pizza dough store-bought or homemade
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ pound Italian sausage cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup sliced bell peppers mix of colors
  • ¼ cup pickled peppers drained and sliced
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • Cornmeal for dusting


  • Preheat the oven: Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). If using a pizza stone, place it in the oven during preheating.
  • Prepare the dough: On a floured surface, roll out the pizza dough to your desired thickness. If using a pizza stone, dust it with cornmeal to prevent sticking.
  • Assemble the pizza:
  • Transfer the rolled-out dough to the pizza stone or baking sheet.
  • Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.
  • Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the sauce.
  • Evenly distribute the cooked sausage, sliced bell peppers, and pickled peppers on top.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if desired.
  • Bake the pizza:
  • If using a pizza stone, carefully transfer the pizza to the preheated stone in the oven.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly and slightly browned.
  • Rest and garnish:
  • Allow the pizza to rest for about 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the pizza and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  • Serve: Slice and serve your Sausage and Peppers Pizza hot. Enjoy the symphony of flavors!


  • Experiment with different types of sausage for varied flavors.
  • For a crispier crust, you can pre-bake the dough for a few minutes before adding toppings.
  • Feel free to customize the pizza with additional ingredients like red onions, mushrooms, or olives.
Q: Can I use a pre-made pizza crust?
A: Yes, store-bought pizza crust works well. Ensure it’s at room temperature before using.
Q: Can I make the pizza ahead of time?
A: You can prepare the components in advance, but it’s best to assemble and bake just before serving for the freshest taste.
Q: Can I freeze the pizza dough?
A: Yes, you can freeze pizza dough. Thaw it in the refrigerator overnight before using.
Q: What’s a good side dish with this pizza? A: A simple green salad or roasted vegetables complement the flavors of the Sausage and Peppers Pizza.
Keyword Homemade, Pickled Peppers, Pizza, Sausage
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Erika Herbert
Erika Herbert