Barely Bolognese Pizza with Spicy Sausage & Arugula

Barely Bolognese Pizza with Spicy Sausage & Arugula


  • 1 jar Barely Bolognese Sauce
  • 1 10-ounce purchased fully baked thin pizza crust
  • 8 ounces fresh ground beef
  • 2 spicy Italian pork sausages
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 oz finely grated Parmigiano Reggiano (1/2 cup)
  • 1 head of fresh, washed arugula



  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place crust on baking sheet or pizza stone.
  3. Remove sausage from casing.
  4. Follow instructions on the jar of Barely Bolognese to create homemade meat sauce: Sauté spicy sausage and ground beef until golden brown and add Barely Bolognese sauce.
  5. Spread fresh sauce onto pizza crust, leaving 1/2-inch plain border.
  6. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese evenly over pizza pie.
  7. Bake pizza until crust is brown and crisp on bottom and cheese is melted.
  8. Transfer pizza to work surface; cut into wedges
  9. Add fresh arugula on top of the warm pizza for a delicious healthy twist!
  10. Top with grated Parmigiano Reggiano.