Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe

Oktoberfest pizza recipe, from Cheap Recipe Blog

Need an excuse to celebrate Oktoberfest? Need an excuse to eat pizza?

Kill two birds with one stone and make this seasonal pie.

While initially, I didn’t know if this combination of ingredients would work, I now endorse this pizza wholeheartedly. While I was on vacation last week, I went to a restaurant that had Oktoberfest pizza on the menu. Their version – sorry to say – didn’t work for me. Too much in-your-face flavor. Spicy mustard and sauerkraut – lots of it. I’m all about bold flavors, but not when they work against each other.

So I experimented with softer flavors: A whole grain mustard/mayonnaise sauce, apple sausage, sliced apples, and white onions. And it totally worked.

Oktoberfest pizza recipe, from Cheap Recipe Blog

The Cost

While I’ve been known to grocery store hop to save a few bucks, one trip to Trader Joe’s was all it took to get toppings for this pizza – in addition to what I already had on hand at home. Here’s what I paid:

  • Pizza dough = $1.29
  • Sausage ($3.99 for 5 links – I used 2)= $1.58
  • Onion = $.59
  • Apple = $.99
  • Mustard and mayonnaise = $.30
  • Cheese = $2.00

Total cost for one large or two medium pizzas = $6.75

I actually made two meals out of these ingredients. In addition to being my favorite food ever, pizza is also a very cheap meal option. The topping ideas are endless.

So now that you have an excuse, enjoy this pizza and a stein of your favorite brew. And lift your glasses to the Germans for inspiring this seasonal combination. I think you’re going to love it.

Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe

Yield: Serves 4

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 30 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound pizza dough
  • 1/3 cup whole grain mustard
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 2 chicken apple sausage links, sliced into rounds
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. On a floured surface and using a rolling pin, roll pizza dough into a large round. Place dough on a large oiled pizza pan.
  2. Mix mustard and mayonnaise together. Spread on top of pizza crust. Sprinkle cheese evenly over the top of the pizza. Add onion, sausage, and apple slices.
  3. Bake pizza for 12 to 15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and toppings are hot.

6 Responses to “Oktoberfest Pizza Recipe”

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    Gord — October 1, 2013 @ 8:27 pm

    Made this pizza for dinner last night! Was very delicious. I appreciated the Dijon mustard sauce. Thanks for the share.

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    Charlotte — October 11, 2016 @ 8:38 pm

    I make pizza at home but not sure the apple combo is me. Unless it was completely a dessert pizza, like with icing drizzled on it and all. 🙂 But maybe if I tried it my opinion would change.

    • Haley replied: — October 13th, 2016 @ 6:11 pm

      It’s probably not for everyone… I tend to like unique (some call it weird!) toppings on my pizza 🙂

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    Krystel @ Planning The Magic — October 12, 2016 @ 1:45 am

    I’ve never heard of this style pizza but it does sound tasty. I love that it’s also inexpensive to make!

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    Jacky @ Joyful Savings — October 13, 2016 @ 1:37 pm

    We all love pizza, and we have to start be more adventurous and start making our own pizza once in awhile. This one looks so delicious!

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    angie — October 15, 2016 @ 10:20 pm

    what a great idea pizza. It is something that many of us enjoy and this one looks delicious thanks for sharing
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