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Bubble Up Pizza

Sometimes you just need a really yummy go-to dinner that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and isn’t gonna require a whole lot of time. When it’s been a long day, say a Tuesday maybe (those tend to be long, I don’t know why) and I’m dog tired and my stomach is growling louder than a pit bull and I’m starting to get (let’s face it) grumpy, the last thing I want to do is slave over a hot stove just to get a good meal on the table. I want yummy food and I want it NOW. Oh you can relate?? Good. I’ve got just the cure for a day like that. Bubble Up Pizza is quick, and everything I crave in pizza-y taste with only 5 (yes you read that right) ingredients. Short on time, big on taste; this recipe helps keep hangry at bay.

Bubble Up Pizza

4 Sons 'R' Us: Bubble-Up Pizza

1 lb Italian sausage*
1 15 oz jar pizza sauce
1 tube Pillsbury Grands biscuits
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
pepperoni slices
Italian seasoning, optional

Let’s take a quick minute to talk about the sausage. The wait for the sausage to cook, at this point, would have been pure torture. Worse than if you’d pinned back my eyelids and forced me to watch Caillou on repeat for an entire day. Fortunately for me & you, Jimmy Dean has solved all my problems with these handy dandy fully cooked, sausage crumbles.

jimmy dean

Add as few, or as many, as your hungry eyes can handle and proceed with the rest of the recipe. I now keep a bag of these on hand just for night’s like this, and while these work perfectly with this pizza recipe, don’t stop there! These make great omelets/ quiches, and can be subbed in place of cooking sausage in virtually any other recipe as well. You can find them in the refrigerated section of your local grocery store near the other sausage products.

Now back to the show recipe…


1. If you’re not using pre-cooked sausage, brown your sausage now. When fully cooked and crumbled, drain the sausage.
2. Cut each biscuit into eighths.
3. In a bowl, combine sausage, cut biscuits, and pizza sauce. Stir to combine.
4. Spread this mixture evenly into a lightly greased 9×13 baking dish.
5. Top the mixture with the shredded cheese and pepperoni.
6. If desired sprinkle the top with a bit of Italian seasoning.
7. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees for about 25-30 minutes, or until the biscuits are cooked through. Enjoy!

**I was not compensated for this post. These are my opinions and my opinions alone. I was not required to write a positive feature and was not influenced in any way.**


About 4 Sons 'R' Us

Hi! I’m Meaghan. Welcome to my virtual kitchen & craft corner. Pull up a chair, stay awhile and follow along with us and our 4 sons. Can I get you a glass of wine? Some coffee? Pretzels or cheese sticks? While I can’t actually give you these thing online, I can show you how to make them… on a budget!

3 responses »

  1. Om nom nom… I wonder if they’ll ever do a gluten-free refrigerator biscuit?!?!?! This looks really good!!

    • Thank you, thank you. That would be fantastic if they did! I’m honestly surprised no one has tried to tap into that market yet. I always have biscuits on hand since they’re so versatile.

      • Yes, they are! Sadly I can’t have them anymore… I could use them for everyone else, though! 😜

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