Spicy Chicken Sausage Pizza with Smoked Cheeses

Spicy Chicken Sausage Pizza with Smoked Cheeses
Juicy chicken sausage and smoky, creamy chèvre star in this pie that brings the heat.
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  1. Makes 3 servings (You’ll need only one serving for this pizza.)
  2. 1 28-ounce can San Marzano diced tomatoes, liquid drained
  3. 1 clove garlic
  4. ½ tablespoon salt
  5. Red pepper flakes, to taste
  6. Pinch sugar
  1. 1 8-inch link spicy chicken sausage
  2. Flour, for dusting
  3. ½ recipe Overnight Pizza Dough
  4. 1 serving Tomato Sauce
  5. 4 ounces smoked mozzarella, grated
  6. ½ cup chopped pepperoncini, seeds and stems removed
  7. 4 ounces soft, smoked goat cheese, such as Westfield Farm’s Hickory Smoked Capri
  1. TOMATO SAUCE: Purée tomatoes in a food processor with garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, and sugar. Set aside.
  2. PIZZA: Heat oven to 500°F. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Remove sausage from casing, crumble, and sauté about 5 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  3. Flour an overturned baking sheet. Stretch pizza dough to a 13-by-9-inch rectangle, and transfer to baking sheet.
  4. Top dough with tomato sauce, mozzarella, sausage, pepper­onicini, and goat cheese.
  5. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until the bottom of crust is crisp and brown. Transfer to a cutting board and let cool 5 minutes before serving.
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