Venison Pizza

Roll out a new way to use venison with this scrumptious venison pizza.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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.

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