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Pizza Del Giorno

Pizza Del GiornoRecipe courtesy of the National Onion Association.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 cups halved, sliced yellow or red onions (about 1 1/2 pounds)
8 ounces spicy fully-cooked smoked sausage, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 (12-inch) Italian bread pizza shell
1/4 cup broken walnuts, toasted
8 ounces mozzarella, sliced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2 cup roasted red bell pepper or pimento strips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté onions with sausage in olive oil in large skillet for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Add a little oil if needed.
  2. Add vinegar and mix.
  3. Turn onion-sausage mixture onto pizza shell. Top with walnuts, cheese, chopped herbs and bell pepper.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) 15 minutes or until hot through.

Makes 1 (12-inch) pizza or 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 671; Calories From Fat: 48; Total Fat: 36g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Total Carbs: 54g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 34g; Sodium: 1490mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Onion Association.