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Easy Sausage-Ricotta-Arugula Pizza Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Sausage Arugula Pizza

If you've got the mid-week blues, why not cheer yourself up by making a crisp and cheesy pizza for dinner? Taking some time out of the day to put together a meal is a great way to unwind, and this recipe is straightforward and effortless.

All you have to do is crumble and cook a couple of links of Italian sausage. Combine this with sautéed arugula, red onion, and red pepper, and throw the mixture on a pizza dough slathered with ricotta cheese and bake. In just eight short minutes you'll be enjoying a piping hot, comforting slice of pizza. Get the method when you

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Sausage Arugula Pizza

Sausage Arugula Pizza

Easy Sausage Ricotta Arugula Pizza Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 8 oz bulk sweet or hot Italian sausage
  2. 1⁄2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  3. 4 cups baby arugula (about 3 oz)
  4. 1⁄2 cup roasted red pepper strips
  5. 1 large prebaked thin pizza crust
  6. 3⁄4 cup part-skim ricotta
  7. 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Brown sausage in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Drain off most of fat.
  3. Add red onion and arugula, sauté 2 minutes or until arugula is wilted, then stir in roasted red pepper strips. Spread crust with 1⁄2 cup ricotta; top with sausage mixture.
  4. Dollop with remaining ricotta; sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake directly on oven rack 8 minutes.

Serves 4.

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LaurenG22 LaurenG22 7 years
I would prefer the arugula not sauteed. Otherwise, looks good.
aubrey214 aubrey214 7 years
I really need to stop coming on YumSugar on my lunch break because I just get more and more hungry!
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