PIZZA:: SAUSAGE & CARAMELIZED ONION
NICK'S HOMEMADE SAUSAGE
4 lbs pork shoulder or pork butt
1/2 lb pork fat
2 tbs salt
2 tbs sugar
1 tsp black pepper
1 whole head of garlic, peeled and chopped
2 tbs paprika
2 tbs rosemary
4 tbs fennel
2 tsp thyme
1/4 cup wine vinegar (optional)
1/4 cup dry sherry (optional)
Grind pork with Kitchen Aide grinding attachment.
Mix all other ingredient with ground pork.
Put thru grinder again at a finer setting. You can now stuff in casings or prepare as Patties.
6 small onions cut into thin rings approx. 6 heaping cups.
Bake at 400 checking and stirring frequently until cooked down and brownish in color and sweet to taste.
Should take approximately 2 hours.
Should yield 2 cups
Pre heat oven to 400.
Roll out a 14 to 18 oz ball of dough into the desired shaped pizza.
Drizzle olive oil, salt and pepper over the dough and spread evenly with your hand.
Spread caramelized onions evenly over pizza. Do the same with the sausage and mozzarella.
Bake in oven for 20 -25 minutes checking that crust has browned a bit and cheese is melted.
Remove from oven, slice and eat!