Did you know that you can make pizza on the grill? Frank shows you a quick and easy way to make a delicious pizza the whole family will love!
SHOPPING LIST: 1 lb. Isernio's Hot Italian Sausage (5 links) or 1 lb. Roll 3 pre-made pizza crusts (Boboli or Mama Mary's) or can make from scratch 12 oz. Pureed Tomatoes 6 Tbsp. Olive Oil 3 cloves Garlic, minced 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. freshly ground Black Pepper 3 Tbsp. fresh Basil chopped (for sauce) 1/3 cup whole milk Mozzarella cheese, grated 1/3 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, grated 3 tsp. crushed Fennel seeds (optional) 1 1/2 tsp. Hot Pepper flakes (optional) 3 Tbsp. fresh Basil chopped (for topping)
LET'S COOK: Heat a non stick 12" skillet over medium heat. Remove casings from link sausage or slice roll open, and place in skillet, break up and crumble sausage with a flat wooden spoon. Cook sausage until it just loses it's pinkness. Don't over cook or brown sausage! Set aside.
In a small bowl, combine pureed tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, salt, freshly ground black pepper and chopped fresh basil.
Pre-heat grill to high. Brush bottom of crust with olive oil. Place oiled side down on grill for about 1- 2 minutes, or until it's browned. Transfer carefully with tongs, off the heat to the pizza peel, grilled side down. Close lid on the grill to keep it hot. Add 1/3 of the cheese, then 1/3 of the tomato puree. 1 tsp. crushed fennel seeds and 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes (optional), and 1/3 of the crumbled sausage. Turn off one side of the grill, and place pizza on cool side with lid closed for 5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted. While pizza is cooking, coarsely chop more fresh basil. Remove with pizza peel and top with basil, drizzle with olive oil and repeat these steps for the 2 remaining pizza's.