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Let’s try a different pairing: white broccoli and sausage pizza

broccoli and sausage pizza

The broccoli and sausage pizza with mozzarella is a truly amazing white pizza, easy to prepare both in the pan and on the plate.

Not everyone knows that the most traditional pizzerias in Naples serve very few types of pizzas, usually the most classic. Only when it became so famous did it begin to be enriched with other ingredients such as in the case of the broccoli and sausage pizza. This combination is truly sensational (not at home it is also used for pasta) and is perfect if you are looking for something more gourmet with which to amaze your guests.

Basically it is a white pizza , therefore without tomato, topped with steamed broccoli and sautéed in a pan with oil, garlic and chilli. To these are added the hand- crumbled sausage and mozzarella. It goes without saying that the result will take everyone by the throat.

broccoli and sausage pizza
broccoli and sausage pizza

How to prepare the broccoli and sausage pizza recipe

  1. First, prepare the pizza dough . In a bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar with the water then add the flour and start kneading, first with a spoon then by hand. When the dough begins to compact, add the salt and a couple of tablespoons of oil and finish working on the pastry board. You will need to get a smooth and elastic dough .
  2. Put it to rise in the oven turned off with the light on for 3 hours or until it has more than doubled in volume.
  3. Meanwhile, remove the broccoli florets and steam them for 7 minutes . They should be tender but consistent.
  4. In a pan, heat the remaining oil with the garlic clove and the chilli pepper. Add the broccoli, season with salt and sauté them for 5 minutes, just long enough for them to flavor. Keep them aside covered.
  5. Once the dough has risen, divide it into 2 or 3 pizzas depending on the size you want to obtain and roll out each dough with your hands until it reaches half a centimeter thick.
  6. Spread a little broccoli on each pizza, the sausage removed from the casing and crumbled by hand and the diced mozzarella for pizza.
  7. Bake in the oven at 220 ° C for 20 minutes then remove from the oven and serve.

With these doses you can also prepare a single pizza in tegli a thicker than the traditional pizza. As for the pizza dough, on the other hand, you are spoiled for choice. You can follow this recipe or opt for that of the Neapolitan pizza .


Enjoy this freshly made gourmet pizza or keep it wrapped in silver paper for a couple of days maximum, reheating it in the oven before enjoying it.

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