Sunday Night Venison Pizza

1 12" prepared pizza crust (such as Boboli)
6 oz. package Pizza Sauce
2 cups (8 oz.) grated cheese, all one kind or a mixture such as Mozzarella, Provolone, Romano and Parmesan
1 link Broken Arrow Ranch Venison Smoked Sausage (about 6-oz) 
1/2 cup red and yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup sliced green olives
1 small tomato, cut in small pieces
1 tblsp olive oil
1 cup thinly sliced onion
2 tblsp fresh basil, thinly sliced

Cut sausage into quarters, lengthwise, then cut the strips into 1/4" pie-shaped pieces. In a non-stick pan sprayed with Pam, stir the sausage pieces for about 3 minutes until they are lightly browned, then place aside. If you chose to use any of the non-cooked sausages, be sure to cook thoroughly according to directions before using as pizza topping.

In the same pan heat the bell pepper, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute to just take the crispness off the strips, place aside. Heat the mushrooms in the same pan, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute, then place aside. Add the olive oil to the pan, then add the onions and heat for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until they are just wilted and slightly browned.

To assemble the pizza, place prepared pizza crust on pizza pan, cover top with pizza sauce, and sprinkle grated cheese evenly over sauce. On top of cheese add browned sausage pieces, bell pepper, mushrooms, green olives, and tomatoes. Spread onions over top of pizza.. Heat in 450 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes. After removing from oven, sprinkle fresh basil over top of pizza and serve.

Serves 4.

Broken Arrow Ranch