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Grilled Pizza with Sausage

Did you know that you can make pizza on the grill?  Using a pre-made crust makes this a quick and easy way to serve up something special.

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Instructions

  • 1. Heat a non stick 12" skillet over medium heat. Remove casings from link sausage or slice roll open, and place in skillet, break up and crumble sausage with a flat wooden spoon. Cook sausage until it just loses it’s pinkness. Don’t over cook or brown sausage! Set aside.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine pureed tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, salt, freshly ground black pepper and chopped fresh basil.
  • 3. Pre-heat grill to high. Brush bottom of crust with olive oil. Place oiled side down on grill for about 1- 2 minutes, or until it’s browned. Transfer carefully with tongs, off the heat to the pizza peel, grilled side down. Close lid on the grill to keep it hot. Add 1/3 of the cheese, then 1/3 of the tomato puree. 1 tsp. crushed fennel seeds and 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes (optional), and 1/3 of the crumbled sausage. Turn off one side of the grill, and place pizza on cool side with lid closed for 5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted. While pizza is cooking, coarsely chop more fresh basil. Remove with pizza peel and top with basil, drizzle with olive oil and repeat these steps for the 2 remaining pizza’s.

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