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Radicchio Pizzas

Radicchio Pizzas

Pizza Time! What’s better than a delicious cheesy pizza? A pizza with radicchio!! We have two pizza recipes for your next pizza night. First one is a pizza with sausage and sautéed onions and radicchio. This pizza a match made in heaven! Don’t be shy with the amount of radicchio. Our second pizza is a healthy option (well healthy-ish). We have a pizza salad! This pizza is a light cheese pizza topped with an arugula radicchio salad with a classic garlicy vinaigrette.

If you don’t want to buy dough from a store, here is a link to our favorite pizza dough recipe. The best part about it is, it’s ready in 3 hours and yeilds enough dough for 4 pizzas! Mugnaini small batch Pizza Dough

Radicchio, Onion, & Sausage Pizza
Ingredients
• 1lb Italian sausage
• 1 head radicchio, thinly sliced
• ½ red onion, thinly sliced
• Pizza Dough
• Tomato Sauce
• Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
• Salt & pepper to taste
Directions:
1. Place oven rack on lowest position and preheat to 500°F or to the proper setting for your pizza cooking tools.
2. Remove the sausage meat from the casing and break up the sausage in a medium size skittle. Once fully cooked, drain fat from the meat.
3. Wash & thinly slice the radicchio & onion. In the same pan as the sausage, sauté the onion until translucent. Add the radicchio until the radicchio until wilted.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pizza dough to desired size and place dough on sheet (some like to sprinkle cornmeal on baking sheet) or pizza stone.
5. Top pizza with tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, radicchio & onion mixture, and sausage.
6. Bake until cheese has melted and crust is crisp, about 10 minutes.
7. Top with fresh parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes & mangia!

Print this recipe: Radicchio & Sausage Pizza

Radicchio Salad Pizza

Radicchio Arugula Salad Pizza
Ingredients
• 1 head Joe’s radicchio, thinly sliced
• ½ red onion, thinly sliced
• 2 cup baby arugula
• Fresh Mozzarella cheese
• Pizza Dough
• 1 tbs red wine vinegar
• 1 tbs olive oil (EVOO)
• 1 garlic clove, minced
• Sea salt & pepper to taste
• Parmesan shavings
Directions:
1. Place oven rack on lowest position and preheat to 500°F or to the proper setting for your pizza cooking tools.
2. Wash & thinly slice the radicchio & onion. In a large bowl, mix radicchio and onion with baby arugula.
3. Mince garlic. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, salt, garlic and oil. Toss dressing with the radicchio, onions, and baby arugula and set aside.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pizza dough to desired size and place dough on sheet (some like to sprinkle cornmeal on baking sheet) or pizza stone.
5. Brush dough with olive oil top with fresh mozzarella cheese and sea salt.
6. Bake until cheese has melted and crust is crisp, about 10 minutes.
7. Top the pizza with the radicchio salad & parmesan shavings. Mangia!

Print this recipe: Radicchio Pizza Salad

 

Note:
Total ingredients yield 2-4 pizzas
Pizza topping quantities vary for personal preference