Welcome back to another Pizza Friday! This Friday, we are making fennel and sausage pizza! This pizza is easy to make, packed with tons of flavor and protein, and is super tasty! Y’all are going to love it!
We are going with our favorite garlicky olive oil sauce for this pizza. It doesn’t mask the fennel flavors, plus it’s super simple too! Here is what you need:
- Olive oil
- Garlic cloves
- Salt and Pepper
If you have left-over or flavored sausage, add it to this pizza. If you are making sausage from scratch, you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
- 2 medium cloves, minced
- 1 small shallot, minced
- 2 teaspoons of olive oil
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and then sauté the mixture in a skillet using your wooden spoon, breaking the sausage into pieces/crumbles.
For the veggies, you will need:
- fennel, thinly sliced or julienne
- sliced sweet red pepper or sub red chili pepper for a more spicy pizza
- Topped with fennel fronds
Wine Pairings Ideas:
We selected a white blend of Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer to pair with this fennel and sausage pizza. The gentle notes of floral and spices complement the flavors of the roasted fennel and seasoned sausage.
The wine we selected is from M Cellars Winery, located within the Grand River Valley Wine Region in Ohio. Any Pinot Gris or White Blend with a higher percentage of Pinot Gris grapes would pair nicely with this pizza.
Don’t forget to make the best overnight pizza dough to go with your pizza Fridays! I hope you love this pizza! Enjoy!
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