Chourica or Sausage Bread With Caramelized Onions and Peppers!

This bread is simply amazing and it will be one of favorite party foods! It’s savory, a little spicy and the crust is golden and crispy. You can use hot or mild sausage depending on your taste. You can also use Portuguese chourica or linguica. Pick up ready made pizza dough at your local supermarket or make it from scratch.


2 pounds Hot Italian Sausage, Sweet Sausage or Chourico

2 large onions (sliced)

1 Roasted Red pepper (sliced)

2 pounds pizza dough

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 8 0z package of your favorite shredded cheese

Grated Parmesan cheese

Marinara Sauce (optional)


Put your pizza dough in a large bowl and let it rise for about 1/2 to 1 hour.

In a large skillet on high heat, add the sausages and 1 cup of water.  Bring to a boil piercing sausages as they cook until all of the water evaporates.

Turn heat to low and continue cooking sausages until they brown a little.  (Drain off fat if needed).

Add onions and peppers to the sausages and cook for about 5 minutes. Remove the sausages, slice and return them to the pan.

Cook for another few minutes until the onions are golden caramel colored. Add oregano and seasonings, stir and set aside to cool.

Meanwhile roll out the pizza dough to desired length for flat bread or you can make 1 large or 2 medium size breads.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Spread the sausage and onions mixture evenly over the dough. Add cheeses.

Cook for about 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Note: Flat breads will take less time to cook, approximately 15 minutes.

Serve with or without Marina Sauce for dipping.

















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