Roll out a new way to use venison with this scrumptious venison pizza.
- 1 pkg. yeast
- 4 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 cup olive oil (optional)
- 1 1/2 cups warm water
- 1-2 pounds ground venison
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup chopped green peppers
- Salt and pepper
- 2 cups sliced morel or button mushrooms
- 1 clove garlic, sliced
1 cup green peppers, sliced in strips
Mix yeast, flour and salt. Add warm water and oil and mix. Knead on a floured surface until dough is soft. Place in greased bowl to rise for about 1 hour. While dough is rising, prepare ground venison, onion, green peppers and salt and pepper.
Brown venison with peppers and onions in a skillet. Remove from skillet and set aside.
Sautè peppers and garlic in olive oil. Add mushrooms and finish cooking. Drain and set aside. Prepare the following:
- Pizza sauce or tomato paste
- Diced pepperoni or Canadian bacon
- Grated mozzarella cheese
Roll out half of dough to fit pizza stone or pan. Spread on a thin layer of sauce, then cover with half of venison, pepperoni or bacon, mushrooms and peppers, and then cheese. Repeat for the other pizza. Bake in a 450F oven for 15-20 minutes. Makes 5 servings.