Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sauerkraut Pizza

| December 30, 2018

Try this awesome recipe your New Year’s Eve party! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Sauerkraut Pizza


1 tube refrigerated pizza crust
1-1/4 pounds bulk pork sausage
1 cup chopped onion
1-1/2 teaspoons fennel seed, divided
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 – 15 oz. can pizza sauce
1 – 14-1/2 oz. can Italian-diced tomatoes, drained
1 – 14 oz. can sauerkraut, well drained
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


~Preheat oven at 450°.

~Press pizza dough onto a lightly greased 14-in. round pizza pan. Bake for four minutes. Set aside.

~In a large skillet, cook the sausage, onion, 1 teaspoon fennel seed, oregano, basil, and garlic until the sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender. Drain.

~Sprinkle crust with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Spread with pizza sauce, sausage mixture, tomatoes, sauerkraut, and remaining fennel seed and mozzarella. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

~Bake at 450° for 18 to 20 minutes (or until golden brown and bubbly).

~Let stand for five minutes before cutting.

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