There is nothing as decadent as a traditional comfort food classic like pizza morphed into a gourmet meal. Just with the addition of a few simple but tasty ingredients you can create a new family favorite and turn normal pizza night into a 4 star meal. Buon Appetito! Yield: Makes 4 Personal Sized Pizzas Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 35 mins





  1. In a frying pan heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and then cook the mushrooms until tender and lightly browned, then remove the mushrooms from the pan and set aside.
  2. Place the sausage meat in the frying pan and cook until it is cooked through and lightly browned.
  3. Remove sausage meat from the frying pan draining off any excess oil.
  4. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F.
  5. Roll out one ball of dough into a 12 to 14 inch circle and place on a cornmeal dusted pizza peel.
  6. Spread 1/4 of the mozzarella onto the dough spread evenly across the top.
  7. Next top with 1/4 of the mushrooms and sausages.
  8. Using a small spoon drop some of the pesto evenly on top, then sprinkle with 1/4 of the Pecorino cheese.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until puffy and browned.
  10. Mix together the truffle oil and truffle paste and drizzle some of it across the pizza before serving. (you can also use shaved fresh truffles instead)
  11. Continue to cook the rest of the pizzas in the same manner.


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