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Thin Crust Spicy Sausage Pizza and Spinach Salad

Thin Crust Spicy Sausage Pizza and Spinach Salad
PREP TIME
20 min
COOK TIME
1h
YIELDS
4 servings
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Ingredients

Cooking spray
1
cup 1 cup matchstick almonds
Liquid honey
¼
tsp tsp salt
Water
1
tsp 1 - 2 tsp olive oil for all pitas
8 6
- 8 pitas (6”)
½
lb(s) lb or 225 g spicy sausage meat
Paper towel
1
can 1 can spicy pizza sauce (7 oz or 213 mL)
½
cup cup Italiano grated cheese
Previously cooked sausage
10
slices 8 - 10 slices dry salami
½
of a red pepper (or frozen slivered peppers)
Sliced black olives (optional)
½
cup cup Italiano grated cheese
1
bag 1 bag washed baby spinach (12 oz or 350 g)
½
of a red onion
1 1
ripe mango or any other fruit your family likes
¼
cup cup crumbled feta, drained
Reserved almonds
Salad dressing of your choice
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375º F.

Step 2

Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.

Step 3

Spread almonds on cookie sheet, drizzle with honey and sprinkle with salt.

Step 4

Bake for 5 minutes or until golden, watch carefully.

Step 5

Remove from oven and toss almonds occasionally with a spatula to prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the sheet.

Step 6

Cool and reserve for salad.

Step 7

Bring a medium size pot of water to a boil for sausage meat.

Step 8

Brush the smallest amount of oil on the top of the pitas.

Step 9

Form very tiny meatballs with the sausage meat. Drop into the boiling water.

Step 10

Once last meatball has been dropped, set timer for five minutes.

Step 11

Remove to paper towel with a slotted spoon.

Step 12

Spread pizza sauce on each pita.

Step 13

Sprinkle the following over the pitas in this order; cheese, sausage, salami, red pepper strips, olives and more cheese.

Step 14

Bake in hot oven.

Step 15

Set timer for 7 minutes. Check at 5 minutes.

Step 16

The edges should be crunchy and a medium-brown colour.

Step 17
Step 18

Rinse spinach under cold water and place in salad spinner. Spin dry.

Step 19

Prepare the following salad fixings; slivered red onion, mango chunks and feta cheese.

Step 20

Top with almonds.

Step 21

Serve with your favorite salad dressing, such as raspberry vinaigrette or poppy seed.

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