Neffy's Spicy Italian Pizza

Recipe by Chef Neff
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 2 pizzas




  • For the crust; add a pinch of sugar to the cup of warm water.
  • Sprinkle yeast on top of the water and let sit 10 minutes until frothy.
  • Combine with flour, salt, and olive oil until dough is formed.
  • Knead the dough for 8 minutes.
  • Lightly oil a large bowl, place dough in the bowl and cover with a dish towel.
  • Allow dough to rise for 60 minutes (prep toppings while you wait).
  • Remove dough from bowl and cut in half, this will make 2 pizzas.
  • Spread the dough onto pan or stone.
  • Spread pizza sauce over the crust.
  • Layer the salami and pepperoni over the sauce, followed by the onion and mushrooms.
  • Cover with 1 cup of cheese and place raw sausage and jalepenos evenly over the cheese.
  • Cover with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese.
  • Brush edges of crust lightly with olive oil.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Place pizza on middle rack and cook for 20 minutes checking occasionally.
  • Let cool for about 5 minutes before cutting and serving and enjoy!