Deluxe Deep-Dish Pizza
You don't have to be in Chicago to get delicious deep-dish flavor. My recipe makes it easy, using frozen bread dough. Load it up with your favorite toppings and keep a knife and fork handy. —Jenny Leighty, West Salem, Ohio
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
- 3/4 cup pizza sauce
- 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
- 1/4 cup mild pickled pepper rings
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 14x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Build up edges slightly.
- Spread sauce over dough. Layer with remaining ingredients.
- Bake at 400° until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted, 25-30 minutes.
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