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Grilled chicken, Italian sausage, mushroom, green pepper and onion pizza

I have a non-traditional formula for pizza: A thin crust with all manners of stuff piled on top. This pizza probably has 1/4" of crust and nearly 2" of toppings.

It starts with a batch of homemade pizza dough , which can be made ahead and frozen. Because of the ridiculously large number of toppings you pretty much have to par-bake the crust otherwise you'll end up with raw dough in the center, and that's bad. 5 minutes at 500°F will solve that problem.

Add the homemade pizza sauce . Then add the toppings. In this case:

green pepper


Italian sausage

grilled chicken

Okay, including chicken and sausage is probably a little unnecessary, but it's quite tasty. I pre-cook Italian sausage for spaghetti with Italian sausage and grilled chicken for grilled chicken Caesar salad , so I always have both pre-cooked and frozen. Top with mozzarella cheese (and maybe some freshly grated Parmesan) and bake for 10 minutes at 500°F.

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