Pizza with Smoked Mozzarella, Sausage and Pesto Sauce


120 min


5 persons




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This pizza with smoked mozzarella, sausage and pesto sauce is so delicious that it won’t leave anyone indifferent. The recipe is not that difficult to cook, so, it won’t take much time to cook this special treat for your loved ones!


  • flour : 4 cup
  • dry yeast : 1 pack
  • water : 1.5 cup (warm)
  • salt : 1 tsp
  • canned tomatoes : 3 can
  • red wine : 0.5 cup
  • onion : 0.5 piece (diced)
  • olive oil : 2 Tbsp (extra virgin)
  • garlic : 3 clove
  • oregano : 1 tsp
  • basil : 1 tsp
  • bay leaf : 2 piece
  • black pepper : 1 pinch
  • sausages : 2 piece
  • smoked mozzarella : 1 piece
  • Pesto sauce : 3 Tbsp
  • marinara : 0.5 cup
  • parmesan : 50 g

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Stages of cooking

  1. Strain canned tomatoes and put them aside for a while. Do not discharge tomato juice.

  2. Sweat garlic and onions in 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Add tomatoes and mix the ingredients.

  3. Add basil, oregano and bay leaves to the tomato juice you have left. Then add wine.

  4. Mix tomato juice with tomato mixture. Simmer for about 20-25 minutes.


  5. Take the bay leaves away from the sauce and blend the mixture well. 

  6. Pour warm water and add yeast. Bloom for about 2 minutes.

  7. Add salt and 2 cups of flour. The dough should be a bit thicker than batter.

  8. Knead the dough well and add 0.5 cup of flour. Knead it once again, coat the readymade dough in oil and cover with a warm wet piece of cloth. Leave the dough to rise. As soon as they dough rises (this may take around 30-40 minutes), divide it into 2 round balls.

  9. Flour the cooking top and roll out each ball.

  10. Brown the sausage on a baking pan for several minutes.


  11. Spread pesto sauce on the dough, add a layer of marinara. Then slice smoked mozzarella and add it to the topping.

  12. Cut the sausage and add it to the topping as well. Dredge with grated parmesan and bake at 450 F (230 C) for about 15-20 minutes. Enjoy your pizza now!

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