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Potato, Italian Sausage & Taleggio Pizza

Preparation Time15 minutes
Cook Time10-12 minutes


  • 1 medium desiree potato, thinly sliced on a mandolin
  • 1 clove garlic, finely grated
  • ½ sprig rosemary, leaves stripped & roughly chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 125g fresh mozzarella ball, sliced
  • 1 Italian pork sausage, casing removed
  • 50g taleggio cheese, torn
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil, for serving


  • Refer to the Dough for Pizza recipe to make the base for this pizza.  This will need to be made prior to commencing the below.
  • Preheat oven to 220°C Fan Assist and place a baking tray in the oven to heat up.
  • Place the potato, garlic, rosemary, salt and olive oil in a bowl and toss to combine.
  • Place the dough on a piece of baking paper and use your hands or a rolling pin to form a rough 30cm circle. Arrange mozzarella over base, top with potato mixture and dot with pieces of pork sausage and taleggio. Season with cracked pepper.
  • Transfer pizza with the baking paper onto a hot tray and bake on the middle shelf for 10-12 minutes until the potato is cooked and the base is crispy and golden. If you are cooking two pizzas at a time, swap trays over halfway through the cooking time. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, season, to taste, and serve hot.Recipe, Food Styling and Photography by Karen McFarlane, foodlove.com.au