Grilled Big Sausage Pizza with Cheese

Grilled Big Sausage Pizza with Cheese

Grilled pizza recipes come out really nicely because grilling is one of the very best cooking methods for this kind of recipe. This big sausage pizza with cheese is quick and easy to make and it helps to have all the ingredients ready when you are grilling because the pizza crust does not take long to do.

This means have the pizza sauce in a bowl ready to spread and the cheese ready shredded and everything else to hand. When the pizza is cooking, have the lid down at all times unless you are checking on it. The combination of sausage and cheese on this sausage and cheese pizza is really sumptuous and just eating one slice will not be enough!

Grilled Cheese Pizza with Tasty Sausage

Ingredients –

1 lb ready-to-bake pizza dough
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons dried oregano
6 oz shredded mozzarella
¼ cup freshly grated parmesan
½ lb ground sausage
¾ cup marinara sauce or pizza sauce


Preheat the grill under one side of the grill rack.

Sauté the ground sausage for 5 minutes in a skillet to brown it.

Drizzle the olive oil on to a rimmed baking sheet and turn the dough in the oil to coat it. Press and pull the dough on the baking sheet until it fits half the surface of the grill rack.

Toss the mozzarella and oregano and set aside.

Oil the cooler side of the grill rack, away from the fire, using a long-handled brush or tongs and a rag. Life the pizza dough by one edge and drape it over the cooler side of the grill rack. Cover the grill.

Check the dough after a couple of minutes. When you can see grill marks and it is stiff, flip it over with tongs. Spread the sauce over the dough, followed by the sausage, the parmesan, and then the mozzarella.

Cover the grill and cook for another 6 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Remove the pizza with a baker’s peel or a pair of long-handled spatulas.

Cut it into squares or wedges and serve immediately.

Serves 4


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