The Works" Pizza
The Works" Pizza might be just the Mediterranean recipe you are searching for. One serving contains 371 calories, 16g of protein, and 16g of fat. This recipe serves 6. This recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of olive oil, sea salt, seasoning, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet.
To prepare topping, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a heavy medium skillet over medium heat. Cook sausage in hot oil 5 minutes or until browned; stir to crumble.
Add bell pepper, mushrooms, and onion; cook 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add garlic; saut 1 minute. Stir in olives; drain sausage mixture on paper towels.
To prepare crust, dissolve yeast and 1/2 teaspoon sugar in warm soy milk in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
Weigh or lightly spoon 3 ounces brown rice flour (3/4 cup) into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
Place brown rice flour, remaining 2 teaspoons sugar, cornstarch, and next 3 ingredients in a food processor. With processor on, pour yeast mixture, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and vinegar through food chute; process 30 seconds, adding 2 tablespoons brown rice flour, 1 tablespoon at a time if necessary, until mixture forms a ball.
Coat a 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray.
Place dough on pan; dust with remaining 2 tablespoons brown rice flour to prevent sticking to fingers. Press dough onto pan; crimp edges of dough with fingers to form a rim.
Place on bottom rack of oven.
Bake at 450 for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, and brush edges of crust with remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil.
Spread pizza sauce evenly over crust. Top with sausage mixture and cheese.
Place on middle rack of oven.
Bake at 450 for 15 minutes. Cool pizza in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes.
Cooking Tip Xanthan gum is a corn-based product often used in gluten-free baking as a substitute for wheat gluten to thicken and bind. Using too much can result in a baked good that is heavy or gummy, so be sure to measure carefully. Most recipes call for 1 to 2 teaspoonsa little can go a long way.