Sauerkraut Pizza

Sauerkraut Pizza

Sauerkraut Pizza

Posted by Chef Don King, Culinary Market Specialist


Need a different pizza flavoring for a get-together, try sauerkraut! It makes such a delicious combination.


1 tube refrigerated pizza crust

1 to 1 1/4 lbs. bulk sausage

1 cup chopped onion

1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seed, divided

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 clove garlic, minced

2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese or shredded Swiss cheese

1 can (15 oz.) pizza sauce

1 can (14 1/2 oz.) Italian diced tomatoes, drained

1 jar (16 oz.) J&A Sauerkraut, drained well

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450°F.

  2. Press pizza dough onto a lightly greased 14 inch round pizza pan. Sprinkle with cornmeal. Bake for 4 minutes. Set aside.

  3. 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.

  4. Sprinkle crust with 1/2 cup Mozzarella or Swiss cheese. Spread with pizza sauce, sausage mixture, tomatoes, sauerkraut, and remaining fennel seed and Mozzarella.

  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

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