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Grilled Kielbasa, Caramelized Onion and Basil Pizzas

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

For a delicious take on pizza, top it with smoked sausage and caramelized onions and then prepare it on the grill. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
small red onion, thinly sliced (about 3/4 cup)
Olive oil cooking spray
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
3/4
cup pizza sauce
1
cup (about 4 oz) thinly sliced cooked kielbasa sausage (from 16-oz package)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 5 to 10 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until onions are very tender and golden. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer. Spray 1 large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll can of dough; cut rectangle of dough into 4 equal rectangles. Spray both sides of each rectangle with cooking spray; place on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Place 2 or 3 dough rectangles at a time directly on grill rack on unheated side of two-burner gas grill or over drip pan on charcoal grill. (If using one-burner gas grill, cook over low heat.) Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until edges of dough look dry (check occasionally to make sure bottoms of crusts are cooking evenly; rotate crusts if necessary). Cook about 2 minutes longer or until bottoms of crusts are golden and have grill marks. Using large pancake turner, remove crusts from grill to cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough rectangles.
  • 4
    Turn cooked crusts over so cooked sides are up; spread evenly with pizza sauce. Top each with sausage, onions and cheese.
  • 5
    Return pizzas to grill rack over indirect heat. Cover grill; cook about 5 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown and cheese is melted. Sprinkle basil over pizzas.

Expert Tips

  • Shape the pizza to fit your grill. This may mean making the dough round instead of rectangular.
  • Any type of precooked sausage can be used instead of kielbasa. Or try pepperoni, Canadian bacon, cooked chorizo or your favorite veggies.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Individual Pizza
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
11g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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