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Pizza Del Giorno

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 55 min.
This homemade pizza can rival any pizzeria's—spicy sausage, tender onions and peppers, walnuts, and cheese all atop a crisp crust.


  • 5 cups yellow or red onions, halved and sliced
  • 8 oz fully-cooked, spicy smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 12-inch Italian bread pizza shell
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 8 oz mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 cup roasted red bell pepper (or pimento strips)


  • In large skillet, sauté onions and sausage in olive oil for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; add a little oil if needed. Add vinegar and mix.
  • Turn onion-sausage mixture over onto pizza shell.
  • Top with walnuts, cheese, herbs, and bell pepper.
  • Bake at 400°F for 15 minutes or until hot through.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 546
  Calories from Fat 235 (43%)
(41%)Total Fat 26g
(45%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(20%)Cholesterol 59mg
(46%)Sodium 1094mg
(11%)Potassium 381mg
Total Carbohydrate 52g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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