Homemade Deep Dish Pizza

Friday, May 20, 2016

20160517-Photo May 17, 6 55 46 PM Today is National Pizza Party Day! How about having some friends over and making some homemade pizzas? I whipped up this easy deep dish pizza earlier this week and it was cheesy heaven.  I used my favorite kitchen ‘tool’ as of late- the cast iron skillet (using it here and here) which made everything easy as pie. (pun intended) Check out the deep dish recipe below (and be sure to check out my breakfast pizza recipe here

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Homemade Deep Dish Pizza
Serves 4
Cheese Deep Dish Pizza made in a cast iron skillet
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Ingredients
  1. (dough)
  2. 4-4 1/2 cups flour
  3. 2 envelopes Fleischmann’s® Pizza Yeast
  4. 1 Tsp sugar
  5. 2 tsp salt
  6. 1 1/3 cup of warm water
  7. 1/4 cup oil
  8. (dough spread)
  9. 1/4 cup olive oil
  10. 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  11. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  12. Salt & Pepper to taste
  13. (homemade pizza sauce)
  14. 1 Tbsp olive oil
  15. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  16. 1 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  17. 1 small can of tomato paste
  18. 1 Tbsp sugar
  19. 2 Tsp Italian Seasoning
  20. Salt & Pepper to taste
  21. (rest of pizza)
  22. 2 cups slices fresh Mozzarella Cheese
  23. 2 cups shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  24. 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  25. 3 strips bacon, cooked half way, chopped
  26. Few fresh basil leaves (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Heat all homemade pizza sauce ingredients in a sauce pan and cook on medium low for 10 minutes, stirring frequently
  3. Add 1 cup of flour and the rest of the dough ingredients to a large bowl and mix well in mixer (about 1 minute)
  4. Add 1/2 cup flour gradually and mix until dough forms and ball and is sticky (add more flour if needed)
  5. Place dough on floured surface
  6. Knead until dough is smooth (a few minutes)
  7. Roll and split into two even balls
  8. Knead again
  9. Roll each ball out into thin 12 inch circles
  10. Grease skillet and place one layer of dough in skillet
  11. Brush a light amount of the Italian/Garlic oil spread on the first layer of dough
  12. Add cheese and sprinkle with salt
  13. Place second layer of dough on top
  14. Add another layer of cheese
  15. Add pizza sauce
  16. Top with remaining cheese, mushrooms, bacon and basil
  17. Fold over drapped dough and form crust
  18. Brush crust lightly with oil spread
  19. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes or until pizza dough is cooked all the way through
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