Best Pizza I’ve Ever Made

After a crazy week at work, I slept until noon today. It was great. When I woke up, hubby was complaining of being hungry. We didn’t have much in the kitchen, but I thought I’d use up the can of pizza dough we had and make calzones. I was looking for some filling options and realized the only cheese we had was cheddar. I found some chicken sausage in the freezer and thought it would be great with some roasted peppers, mushrooms and onions. The problem is that cheddar doesn’t go with those ingredients… I mixed up some sauce that would go with the other toppings and it ended up being the best pizza either of us have ever made! Chicken Sausage & Roasted veggie Pizza – 5 WW pts – (by ME!) – serves 8Pizza Crust – I used the canned Pillsbury kind3 chicken sausage links – I used Nature’s Promise Spiced Apple Chicken SausageRoasted red & yellow peppers – I used 1/2 jar of Trader Joe’s Fire Roasted Yellow and Red Peppers1/2 medium onion – chopped
1 cup sliced baby bella mushrooms
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
Sauce:
1 Tbsp garlic mustard
3 Tbsp mayonaise – I used Nayonaise (soy-based sandwich spread)
In a small skillet, heat olive oil and garlic. Add onions until they start to turn clear. Add mushrooms and continue to cook.

Squeeze the chicken sausage out of it’s casing into a large skillet. Cook until browned.

When chicken sausage is cooked through, add contents of small skillet. Also add peppers. Stir together and simmer on low.

Mix mustard and mayo to make the sauce.

At the same time, follow directions for pizza dough and bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven.

Spread sauce onto pizza and then top with other toppings. Put pizza back in the oven for 7-10 more minutes.

Enjoy!!
Nutritional Information (please double check with your ingredients and serving sizes – I use this recipe calculator)
1 slice (1/8 pizza): 221.0 Calories, 7.5 g Fat, 24.4 mg Cholesterol, 588.2 mg Sodium, 42.8 mg Potassium, 28.5 g Carbs, 1.0 g Dietary Fiber, 5.8 g Sugar, 10.4 g Protein

WW Pts – 5

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12 Responses to “Acorn Squash Stuffed with Autumn Fruit Compote”

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — November 3, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    I like to stuff my squash with something savory, like spicy sausage stuffing but your dish makes me re-think the whole concept!

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    Michelle — November 3, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    WOW this looks so good! Thank you for this recipe!

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    Kelsey — November 3, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    I’m so glad you liked this. It is absolutely one of our favorite side dishes this time of year. Your pics are beautiful!

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    Daisy — November 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm

    what an awesome recipe!!! keeping it in mind…..

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    Rachel @ The Avid Appetite — November 3, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    This looks so delicious! I have an acorn squash sitting on my counter at home…

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    Megan — November 3, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    This looks awesome! I roasted an acorn squash the other night and chopped it up and threw it in a salad. You’re making me wish I had stuffed it instead though!

    I linked to this recipe from Examiner. 🙂

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    We Love — November 3, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    This is awesome! Thanks for the post, the pics are great. Have never tried this before, it is a must. Also we will certainly be telling all of our walnut loving friends about it. This is a perfect post for #WalnutWednesday!

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    Danny — November 3, 2010 at 11:34 pm

    These looks fantastic!! great post 🙂

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    Eliana — November 4, 2010 at 3:28 am

    WOW – these do look like the perfect side dish. Will definitely have to give them a trial run before turkey day.

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    Melissa — November 4, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    hmm… is this something you think could be adapted for use with butternut squash? Obviously not really “stuffed”. I have a butternut that I’m looking for something to do with…

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    Amy Kingman — November 5, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Yum!!! 😀

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    Nutmeg Nanny — November 7, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    What a delicious and tasty looking recipe! It just screams Fall!

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