Sausage gravy breakfast pizza is a delicious and hearty breakfast dish that combines the flavors of sausage, creamy gravy, eggs, and cheese on a pizza crust. Here’s how to make it:
For the Pizza Crust:
- 1 store-bought pizza dough or pre-made pizza crust
For the Sausage Gravy:
- 1/2 pound breakfast sausage
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups whole milk
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
For the Toppings:
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 4 large eggs
- 2 green onions, sliced
- Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)
1. Preheat the Oven:
a. Preheat your oven according to the pizza crust package instructions or to 425°F (220°C) if using homemade pizza dough.
2. Prepare the Pizza Crust:
a. Roll out the pizza dough or place the pre-made pizza crust on a baking sheet or pizza stone.
3. Cook the Sausage:
a. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the breakfast sausage, breaking it apart into crumbles. Cook until it’s browned and cooked through.
4. Make the Sausage Gravy:
a. Sprinkle the cooked sausage with 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour. Stir to coat the sausage with the flour.
b. Gradually pour in the whole milk, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens into a creamy gravy. This should take about 2-3 minutes.
c. Season the sausage gravy with salt and black pepper to taste. Remove it from the heat.
5. Assemble the Pizza:
a. Spread the sausage gravy over the pizza crust, leaving a small border around the edges.
b. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the gravy.
6. Add the Eggs:
a. Create four small wells in the cheese and gravy mixture for the eggs.
b. Carefully crack an egg into each well.
a. Place the pizza in the preheated oven and bake according to the pizza crust package instructions or until the eggs are cooked to your desired level of doneness. This should take about 12-15 minutes.
8. Garnish and Serve:
a. Sprinkle the sliced green onions and chopped fresh parsley (if using) over the pizza.
b. Slice the sausage gravy breakfast pizza and serve while it’s hot.
This breakfast pizza is a satisfying and indulgent way to start your day. The creamy sausage gravy pairs wonderfully with the eggs and cheese on a crispy pizza crust. Enjoy!
Credit: Healthy Juice