Sunny Side and Sausage Breakfast Pizza

Pizza for breakfast is always a good idea, especially when it is full of morning favorites like eggs, sausage and cheese.

Serves: 8Prep: 20 minutesCook: 1 hour 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound prepared pizza dough
  • 1⁄2 pound bulk breakfast sausage
  • 1 package (9-10 oz.) frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped onion
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup shredded Italian blend cheese or mozzarella cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Directions

  • Remove dough from refrigerator and let rest 1-2 hours.
  • Place pizza stone or large heavy baking pan on lower rack in oven; heat oven to 475°F.
  • In 10” skillet, cook and stir sausage 5 minutes or until brown; drain. Set aside.
  • On floured work surface, shape pizza dough into 14” circle with rolling pin or floured fingers. Place on parchment paper; place parchment on pizza peel or flat baking sheet.
  • In medium bowl, stir together spinach, ricotta cheese, onion, salt and pepper. Spread over pizza. Top with sausage and shredded cheese.
  • Break eggs evenly over pizza; sprinkle with red pepper.
  • Slide pizza and parchment carefully from pizza peel to pizza stone. Bake 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden brown and eggs are cooked.
  • Let stand 2 minutes; cut into 8 wedges.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.