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German Deli Pizza

 German Deli Pizza
Take the chill off and serve up great German deli flavor with this savory, cheesy pizza. It has a tender crust and mild, mustardy bite that all ages can appreciate. Cindy Reams - Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
6 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.


  • DOUGH:
  • 2/3 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup rye flour
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese


  • In bread machine pan, place dough ingredients in order suggested by
  • manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of
  • mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.

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Directions (continued)

  • Punch dough down; roll into a 13-in. circle. Transfer to a 12-in.
  • pizza pan coated with cooking spray; build up edges slightly. Cover
  • and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Prick dough thoroughly with a fork. Bake at 400° for 6-8 minutes
  • or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan, saute chopped onion in
  • butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add
  • evaporated milk and mustard. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese.
  • Spread over crust. Top with sliced onion, ham and cheese. Bake for
  • 12-15 minutes or until crust and cheese are lightly browned.
  • Yield: 6 slices.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 330 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.
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