Sausage: Upside-Down Pizza

posted by Imp 08-09-102 3:27 PM

Upside-Down Pizza
2002 The Best of Country Cooking

1 pound bulk Italian Sausage
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons plus 1 cup all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese, optional

In a saucepan, cook sausage, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in 2 tablespoons flour, basil, and fennel; mix well. Add tomato sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Transfer to an ungreased 13x9x2 baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

Place remaining flour in a mixing bowl. Beat in the eggs, milk, oil and salt until smooth; stir in Parmesan Cheese if desired. Pour over casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 425 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until browned.

YIELD: 8 servings

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