Super Bowl Sunday Cauliflower Crusted Sausage Pizza

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This recipe is for 2 pizza pies (round or rectangular), and is being posted early for shopping & preparation time for Super Bowl Sunday.

Items needed:

2 baking sheets, sleeve of parchment paper, cheese grater, olive oil spray

Ingredients:

1 head of cauliflower

2 eggs

1/2 cup grated Parmesan

1/4 cup grated Romano

1/4 cup fresh goat cheese

1 jar Rao’s Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce

1 package (1.25 lb ) Shady Brook Farm Italian Sweet  Turkey Sausage

1/4 cup diced onion

1/4 cup diced mushroom

1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced black olives

1 small jar minced garlic

Instructions:

– Pre cook the package of Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage ( sauté & dice ).

– Pre cook the 1/4 cup diced onion & 1/4 cup diced mushroom ( sauté ).

– Pre heat oven to 425 degrees.

– Grate 1 head of cauliflower  with the cheese grater into a large mixing bowl, and heat in microwave for 7 minutes & 30 seconds.

-Mix in 2 eggs, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, and 1/4 cup goat cheese with the grated cauliflower.

– Place the parchment paper on the baking sheets and spray with olive oil spray.

– Press the mixture onto the parchment paper within the baking sheets to form a crust.

– Bake for 17 minutes or until golden brown.

– Add a 1/4 cup of Rao’s Tomato Basil Sauce to each.

– Evenly distribute the remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan, and the 1/4 cup Romano, diced turkey sausage, 1/4 cup diced onion, 1/4 cup diced mushroom, sliced black olives, and minced garlic ( to your liking ).

– Bake for 12-15 minutes at 425 degrees, & serve.

Note: This recipe is very tasty but requires a good deal of time. The crust tastes great, but does not hold together well, so a fork is recommended.

Mangiare, Piaccia! Eat, Enjoy! Enjoy the Super Bowl, and may the best team win!

 

 

About the author

John M. Di Fazio II
John M. Di Fazio II

John M Di Fazio II is a nutrition consultant, a personal trainer, and a massage therapist and has twenty years of experience working in the fitness industry. He was employed by Gold's Gym for thirteen years and in 2005 co-founded Remedy Fitness, a unique fitness establishment located in East Setauket, New York. While in the employ of Gold's Gym, he was recruited into Nutritionalysis, a nutrition company based in Venice Beach, California that specialized in individualized nutrition programs, and received his certification. Excelling in the field, his clientele grew by thousands. While establishing such a full clientele in nutrition and personal training, John also graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelors degree in philosophy and also graduated from the New School for Holistic Health & Research on Long Island, New York with a degree and a New York State license for massage therapy.

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