Sausage Creole Pizza

This past weekend I was going through my recipe index page and took a glance at the pizza selection.  After taking a peak I knew that I needed to make another pizza for the blog.  OK… maybe just not for the blog but for my family.  I was craving that homemade bread smell that just fills your whole home up and it lingers for hours on end.  I needed a GOOD homemade pizza with a trusty dough and I found it.

A couple weeks ago I was sent some Carolina Creole and a bag of Stone Ground Grits to try out.  Creole on a pizza was what I told Shaun and he immediately told me it wouldn’t go.  Now when someone tells me something isn’t going to work I like to prove them wrong.  Boy, did I.  This creole was the perfect sauce for my new pizza recipe.

Sausage Creole Pizza

Now I test out a lot of products with this food website.  This one has got to be one of the best ones I have tried out.  We liked it so much that I am ordering a gallon size jug of this sauce from the Carolina Creole site.  The creole was also used with spaghetti squash and chicken.  That is a meal we will be having again once I receive more of the creole.

Sausage Creole Pizza

As you can tell from this photo above we literally went through a jar in one week.  This stuff is addicting!

This is not your typical Louisiana creole.  The Luquire family found inspiration by living and fishing off the South Carolina coast and created this authentic sauce.  This family recipe goes back 5 decades and is definitely one to keep handy around your house.  The Carolina Creole has a sweet taste to it and is perfect when paired with shrimp, sausage, chicken or just some vegetables.

To order this product check out their product page or visit their retailer page.

ENJOY ~ Meagan

Sausage Creole Pizza

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Sausage Creole Pizza

Yield: 2 pizzas

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For The Dough

1 packet of active dry yeast
1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon sugar, divided
1 1/4 cup warm water, divided
3 3/4 cup flour, divided
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 Tablespoons canola oil
1/4 cup milk

For The Toppings

2 links of italian sausage, about 5 inches in length
1 1/2 cup caroline creole
2 cup fresh spinach, stems removed
2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Directions:

Add yeast, 1 Tablespoon of sugar and 1/4 cup warm water to a bowl. Set aside to let yeast activate for 10 minutes.

In separate bowl combine 2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar, salt and milk. Mix with wooden spoon (approx. 2 minutes) and then add in oil, remaining cup of water, yeast mixture and 1 3/4 cup of flour. Mix with spoon until well combined and then place on a floured work surface. Knead the dough for 4-6 minutes (dough will be sticky). Place the dough in a bowl and cover for one hour in warm area.

Add the sausage to a skillet over medium heat. Cook until brown about 10 minutes. Remove from skillet and slice up both links.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut the dough in half and roll out each dough ball into 1/2 inch thick rectangular shape. Spread 3/4 cup of creole sauce onto each pizza dough. Top each pizza with 1 cup spinach, 1 cup mozzarella, 1/3 cup parmesan and sausage slices.

Place on a pizza stone or baking sheet and cook in oven for 15 minutes. In the last 2-3 minutes remove and place directly on oven rack for a crispy crust.

Disclosure:  I received product for this sponsored paid post.  However, opinions are my own and this creole is out of this world good!

   

7 Responses to “Sausage Creole Pizza”

  1. 1
    Tieghan — October 9, 2013 at 7:09 am

    YUM! This pizza is so my families kind of pizza! Love it!

    Reply

  2. 2
    Ali @ Inspiralized — October 9, 2013 at 7:12 am

    Ahhhh I went to college in North Carolina and I miss this type of stuff… looks so yummy, I’ll have to try it myself! Thanks for sharing :)

    Reply

  3. 3
    Jennie @themessybakerblog — October 9, 2013 at 8:38 am

    You can never have too much pizza. This is one gorgeous slab of carbs. Pinned.

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  4. 4
    Tina | My Life as a Mrs — October 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

    sounds awesome!!! need to try that sauce out FOR SURE! :)

    Reply

  5. 5
    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — October 10, 2013 at 9:50 am

    This sounds amazing! Must try!

    Reply

  6. 6
    Megan {Country Cleaver} — October 10, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    I can’t get over the smell of pizza crust rising and baking in the oven. There is no such thing as bad pizza. You’re after my heart woman!

    Reply

    • azestybite replied: — October 10th, 2013 @ 9:54 pm

      I need to find a bread candle ASAP!

      Reply

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