Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza

This homemade sausage and pepperoni pizza recipe is when you mix the two meats across the entire pizza.  This 2-meat pizza is as easy as a one-meat pizza. This is listed in our Homemade Pizzas in Oven Guide and is a part of our Pizzas Recipes Category.

About Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza

And, here’s the other kind of recipe (2 meats split), if you’re looking for it as a divided half pepperoni and half sausage pizza recipe.

This is the perfect large 14 to 16-inch 2-Meat SAUSAGE-PEPPERONI pizza recipe.
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Pizza Homemade Recipe From Scratch

Here are the steps summarized visually for making the best homemade pizza recipe, which starts with making your own pizza dough and prepping your toppings.

Dough Put Onto Floured Surface for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Dough Put Onto Floured Surface for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Portioned Toppings for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Portioned Toppings for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Dough Being Rolled for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Dough Being Rolled for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Putting Toppings on Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Putting Toppings on Sausage Pepperoni Pizza

Pizza Dough Recipe Making and Shaping

With homemade pizza, here are 2 separate recipes with details of how to make and shape the pizza dough. You can make it from scratch by hand or you can make it using a bread maker.

Adding the Pizza Toppings in Order

The basic guideline list for toppings sequencing

  1. Rolled out pizza dough
  2. Tomato-based sauce
  3. Cheeses
  4. Veggies and Meats (except pepperoni), any order
  5. Spices (can use Oregano to substitute for Italian Seasonings, if used)
  6. Pepperoni slices

Here is a visual example of the toppings sequencing.

Adding Sauce to Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
Adding Sauce to Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
Adding Pork Sausage Topping to Pepperoni Sausage Pizza
Adding Pork Sausage Topping to Pepperoni Sausage Pizza
After Cheeses Added to Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
After Cheeses Added to Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
Adding Veggie Toppings on Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
Adding Veggie Toppings on Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza
Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza Ready for Oven
Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza Ready for Oven
Finished Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza from Oven
Finished Homemade Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza from Oven

Optional Toppings

  • Onions
  • Mushrooms (sliced or diced)
  • Bell Peppers (Green, Red, or Yellow)
  • Black or Green Olives (diced or sliced)
  • Tomatoes (diced, thin sliced, or sun-dried)
  • Spinach (fresh, chopped)
  • Extra Cheese
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Fresh Basil

Conventional Oven Instructions

Depending on what you bake your pizza on (pan, stone, steel), you’ll place the pizza in the regular oven baking at 500°F. The timings are listed in the recipe for each type of baking surface you might use.

Oven Set to Bake 500f for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza
Oven Set to Bake 500f for Sausage Pepperoni Pizza

Nutritional Facts Information

The nutritional values are shown in the <Print Recipe> option. And, click here to read from the Homemade Pizza School on the health benefits of homemade pizza compared to concerns of preservatives and additives from commercial sources.

Pizza Sides with Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza

Examples of Pizza sides for sausage and pepperoni pizza can be a salad and a cookie. However, read our article “Sides With Pizza: The Best Pizza Sides To Serve” to see a very large list of ideas.

Conclusion

In conclusion, making your own sausage and pepperoni pizza is just as delicious as your local pizzeria, or possibly better! So, plan it ahead and you control what goes in it. Don’t bother ordering out. Make your own instead!

And, if you want a step up higher than this pizza, check out our Supreme Pizza with all the toppings loaded.

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Sausage-Pepperoni Pizza

This is the perfect large 14 to 16-inch 2-Meat SAUSAGE-PEPPERONI pizza recipe.
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Prep Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 46 minutes
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 435kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Pizza Baking Surface Pizza Pan, Baking Sheet, Pizza Stone, or Pizza Steel

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Ingredients 

Pizza Dough (or use premade)

  • 1 cup water warm from tap
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil or other vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups bread flour or all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp Vital Wheat Gluten optional for extra chewiness
  • ½ tsp garlic powder optional
  • ½ tsp active, dry yeast can be quick rising, instant, or bread maker yeast

Shaping Pizza Dough

  • 2 Tbsp flour on work surface
  • 1 Tbsp oil only for coating pan/sheet
  • 2 Tbsp corn meal or semolina flour, for reducing dough sticking

Pizza Toppings

  • ¾ cup Tomato-based Sauce Sauce Choices: tomato, spaghetti, pizza, Ragu, or marinara
  • ½ lb pork sausage or Italian sausage (casing removed); cooked and crumbled
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese can replace 2 ounces with fresh Parmesan and/or Asiago cheeses
  • 2 Tbsp parmesan cheese grated (from shaker)
  • ½ medium bell pepper optional: diced small
  • medium onion optional: purple or sweet; diced
  • 1 medium tomato optional: seeds removed, diced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasonings or oregano
  • 3 oz pepperoni slices

Instructions 

  • PIZZA DOUGH (or use premade)
    Make pizza dough homemade or make pizza dough using bread machine. If dough is already prepared and from fridge, let it sit out at least 30 minutes; if frozen, wait at least 1 hour.
    1 cup water, 2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, 2 cups bread flour, 2 Tbsp Vital Wheat Gluten, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp active, dry yeast
  • About 15-30 minutes before dough is ready to shape, START to preheat oven at 500°F with a shelf at 2nd from top level. If using pizza stone or pizza steel, insert in oven now.
  • Shape pizza dough as needed for your pizza pan, baking sheet, pizza stone, or pizza steel. Only if using pizza pan or baking sheet: Spray or oil pan/sheet. Sprinkle corn meal on pan/sheet, place dough, use oil or water on dough, if needed to shape it. If dough needs more rest time, can prep toppings.
    2 Tbsp flour, 1 Tbsp oil
  • TOPPINGS
    Cook sausage and crumble it. If using Italian sausage, remove and discard its casing; then, cut into small pieces and cook.
    ½ lb pork sausage
  • Cut and measure remaining toppings and set aside.
  • Only if using a pizza peel: Ensure peel and work surface has corn meal applied. Ensure pizza shaped dough is positioned (whether on peel or work surface), is movable, and transferable.
    2 Tbsp corn meal
  • When dough is shaped and ready, add your toppings using this sequence: sauce, fresh cheese(s), sausage, veggies, spices, parmesan cheese, pepperoni.
    ¾ cup Tomato-based Sauce, ½ lb pork sausage, 8 oz mozzarella cheese, ½ medium bell pepper, ⅓ medium onion, 1 medium tomato, 1 tsp Italian seasonings, 2 Tbsp parmesan cheese, 3 oz pepperoni slices
  • BAKING
    Transfer topped pizza onto baking surface in preheated 500°F oven onto the 2nd from upper shelf.
    Baking TIME guidelines: cast iron skillet/pan (20-24 minutes or preheated iron 16-22 minutes), thin metal pizza pan or baking sheet (21-23 minutes), pizza stone (16-20 minutes), ¼" pizza steel (12-16 minutes).
  • Let cooked pizza rest about 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 950mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 688IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg
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SOURCE: DarnGoodRecipes.com™

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