Who doesn’t like pizza? Fresh dough (or fresh pre-made dough) loaded with veggies, sauce and cheese …Yummy!
I provided the pizza dough recipe if you want to make your dough from scratch. Give yourself extra time in preparation if you are making the dough.
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Pizza is a great family recipe for the holidays or any time! Every member of the family can make their own personal pizza (split the dough first) with ingredients of their choosing, or you can make one large family pizza.
1 Pizza Dough Save time and purchase at grocery store, or make from scratch! (See below for directions.)
1 cup Organic Tomato Sauce I use organic marinara sauce.
1/2 cup Fresh Mushrooms Sliced.
1/2 medium Onion Thinly sliced.
2 Italian sausages Or meatballs—plant-based or regular.
1 cup Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese Plant-based or regular.
2 Tbsps Pizza seasoning To taste—basil, oregano, garlic, red peppers for heat!
1/2 cup Artichokes hearts Sliced.
1/2 cup sweet peppers Thinly-sliced.
After dough is made and rolled out large enough to cover a pizza stone (or pan), poke the dough with a fork to avoid air bubbles. Make a nice, pinched edge around the dough for the crust to retain all your toppings.
I pre-grill my veggies before placing them on top as this balances the flavors and reduces cooking time. It is not necessary to do this, but you will want to be sure all veggies are thinly sliced so they are cooked well. **Note: Vegetable ingredient portions/measurements may vary based on your preference.
Spread tomato sauce over the dough.
Layer veggies and the meat of your choice over the sauce.
Layer cheese! I put cheese only on half of the pizza based on taste preference!
Bake at 425 degrees in a pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes, until veggies are cooked, cheese is melted, and crust is at desired crispiness.