Sausage and Pancetta Pizza

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • One serving

Want to make a delicious pizza? Before you get to the toppings, you should start with the dough, because homemade dough is surely better than the frozen one. As for the toppings, we’ve topped our pizza with sausage, pancetta and mozzarella. Simple ingredients, but no doubt, delicious!

Ingredients Needed for Sausage and Pancetta Pizza

dough :
¼ cup warm water
1 teaspoon active dry yeast
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 ½ cups of flour
pizza :
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 red onion, chopped
thyme
3.5 ounces of canned tomatoes
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon paprika powder
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 pork sausage, thinly sliced
½ cup mozzarella, shredded
1 green chili, thinly sliced
2 ounces of pancetta, cubed
¼ cup parmesan, shredded
salt
pepper

How to Cook Sausage and Pancetta Pizza

  1. Place the warm water in a bowl and add the active-dry yeast and sugar. Mix so you can dissolve them into the water.
  2. Pour the flour into your mixer bowl. Add the salt, yeast, and 3-4 tablespoons of water.
  3. Set your mixer at medium speed and mix into the dough for a few minutes, until you obtain a smooth and sticky dough.
  4. Cover the bowl with a towel and let it rise for 30 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, fresh thyme, and cook it for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Preheat the oven to 390°F/200°C.
  7. Add the canned tomatoes in a large bowl, and season with salt, oregano, and paprika. Add garlic, and mix.
  8. Take out the dough, and knead it, pressing it with your hands firmly, until smooth, firm, and elastic.
  9. Place the dough in a cast-iron skillet, approximately 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter, making sure it is fully covered. Top it with tomato sauce, onions, sausage, mozzarella, chili, salt, pepper, parmesan, and pancetta.
  10. Slide the pizza into the oven and bake it for 20 minutes.

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