Prep: 30 minutes I Bake: 20 minutes | Yield: 8 servings
1 can (8 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1/4 cup each chopped green pepper, sweet red pepper, ripe olives, white onion and red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/2 pound ground beef
1/4 pound bulk pork sausage
2 teaspoons cornmeal
1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
4 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
27 pepperoni slices (1-3/4 ounces)
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, saute the mushrooms, peppers, olives, onions, and garlic in 1 tablespoon oil until tender; remove and set aside. In the same skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
Grease a 14-in. pizza pan and sprinkle with cornmeal_ On a floured surface, roll dough into a 1 5-in. circle. Transfer to prepared pan. Build up edges slightly; prick dough thoroughly with a fork. Brush with remaining oil; sprinkle with garlic powder. Bake at 4000 for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, parsley, Italian seasoning, and pepper; spread over crust.
Top with the vegetables, meat mixture and pepperoni. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake for 1 7-20 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is melted.