Pizza flavors tucked inside a double crusted pie.  Delicious!  Serve with Baked beans. Serves 8.

1 lb. bulk sweet, hot or mixture of 1/2 and 1/2 Italian sausage 450 g
4 cup Sliced fresh mushrooms 1 L
1 cup Finely chopped onion 250 mL
1 cup Chopped red sweet pepper 125 mL
2 Clove garlic, minced 2
1 8-oz can Pizza sauce 1 225-g can
2 cup (8 oz) Shredded mozzarella or provolone cheese 225 g
Pastry for double-crust 10 inch [23 cm] pie plate
1 egg 1
1tbsp. Water 15 mL

  • In a large skillet cook sausage until meat is brown. Drain off fat, reserving 1 tbsp fat in skillet. Add mushrooms, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender. Drain off any liquid. Stir in pizza sauce.

  • Prepare pastry. Line pie plate. Trim even with rim. Sprinkle 1/2 cup [125 mL] of the cheese. Spoon meat mixture over cheese. Sprinkle remaining cheese over meat. Press lightly into meat filling. For top crust, roll out remaining dough; cut slits. Place atop filling; trim to 1/2 inch [1 cm] beyond rim. pinch to seal. Brush top of pie with egg mixture; allow to dry 5 minutes. Bake in a 350°F [180°C] oven about 45 to 50 minutes or till golden brown. Let stand for 20 minutes.

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