Recipe: Winter Pizza with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pink Lady Apples

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Ingredients:

Pizza dough, see link to recipe below

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Butternut squash, roasted

Red onion, thinly sliced and macerated in sherry vinegar

Pink Lady Apples, thinly sliced

Italian sausage, sliced

Fennel, thinly sliced

Mozzarella Cheese, grated

Cornmeal

Preparation:

Prepare the day before:

Pizza dough, see recipe here.

Roasted Butternut Squash- preheat oven to 350F, place the entire squash in the oven and bake for one hour. Remove from oven, let cool, peel, and remove seeds. Mix in 1 tsp of salt and a 1 Tbsp of olive oil. Store in refrigerator over night

Assembly:

Preheat oven to 450F. Sprinkle cornmeal over work surface and baking sheet. Divide pizza dough into fist size balls about 6 oz each. Using your hands, work the dough into a thin circular shape. Place pizza dough on hotel pan or pizza stone and bake for 5 minutes. Remove crust from oven. Spread butternut squash over the crust and layer with toppings. Bake for 7 minutes or until cheese is bubbling. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over top of pizza, cut in to 6-8 pieces, and serve.