Sausage Spinach Pizza Pie Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Firm butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg1
 Mild italian sausage1 Pound
 Mushrooms1 Pound, thinly sliced
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Frozen chopped spinach package10 Ounce, thawed, and all moisture squeezed out (1 Package)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Shredded jack cheese8 Ounce (2 Cups)
 Tomatoes2 Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3750 Calories from Fat 2262

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 255 g391.8%

Saturated Fat 136.8 g683.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 896.3 mg

Sodium 5717 mg238.2%

Total Carbohydrates 218 g72.8%

Dietary Fiber 22.4 g89.8%

Sugars 33.2 g

Protein 162 g323.9%

Vitamin A 681.8% Vitamin C 230%

Calcium 205% Iron 115.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a bowl, combine flour and the 1/8 teaspoon salt.
With a pastry blender or with two knives, cut in butter until coarse crumbs form.
Lightly beat egg and stir into flour mixture until mixture clings together.
With your hands, form dough into a compact ball.
Place dough on a lightly floured board; roll dough out to fit a 14-inch pizza pan or a 10 by 15-inch jelly roll pan.
Fit pastry into pan, pressing edges against pan sides and trimming even with top; set aside.
Remove casings from sausages, crumble meat into a wide frying pan, and cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat until browned.
Add mushrooms and onion; cook, stirring, until liquid evaporates.
Remove from heat and add spinach, lemon juice, the 1/2 teaspoon salt, and nutmeg; stir until well blended.
Spread pastry evenly with sausage mixture.
Sprinkle 1 1/2 cups of the cheese evenly over sausage; reserve the remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
If made ahead, you can cover and refrigerate at this point.
To bake, place pizza in a 450° oven for 15 minutes.
While pizza is baking, slice tomatoes.
Remove pizza from oven; top with tomato slices and sprinkle the reserved 1/2 cup cheese atop tomatoes.
Return to oven for 5 more minutes or until cheese has melted and crust is lightly browned.
Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
Serve hot or at room temperature.
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