Sausage & Pepper Brunch Pizza


  • 8 oz (250 g) bulk hot Italian sausage
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (about ¾ cup/175 mL diced)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) lightly packed fresh basil
  • 4 oz (125 g) 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
  • 6   eggs
  • 1 pkg (16 oz/450 g) refrigerated grand-size flaky biscuits
  •  All-purpose flour for dusting
  • 4 oz (125 g) Provolone cheese (1 cup/250 mL grated), divided
  •  Black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC). Place sausage into a large microwave-safe mixing bowl; microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 3 minutes. Dice bell pepper and chop basil.
  2. Break sausage into crumbles. Add bell pepper to mixing bowl; microwave, uncovered on HIGH 2-3 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink. Drain sausage mixture, if necessary. Return sausage mixture to batter bowl; add basil and set aside.
  3. Place cream cheese in a medium microwave-safe mixing bowl. Microwave 15-20 seconds or until softened; whisk until smooth. Gradually add eggs; whisk until smooth and set aside.
  4. Separate biscuits horizontally in half to form 16 biscuits; arrange 12 biscuits in a slightly overlapping circle on Large Round Stone. Place remaining four biscuits in center; lightly sprinkle with flour and press biscuits to outer edge of stone, pressing with fingertips to seal seams and form a crust slightly up the edge.

  5. Sprinkle half of the cheese over crust; top with sausage mixture. Carefully pour egg mixture over sausage mixture and top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  6. Bake 17-19 minutes or until center is set but still moist and crust is golden brown. Serve immediately. 


  • 8  servings
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Nutrients per serving:

U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 400, Total Fat 25 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 175 mg, Carbohydrate 26 g, Protein 17 g, Sodium 930 mg, Fiber 1 g 

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