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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 224.0
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 22.6 mg
  • Sodium: 492.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza (America's Test Kitchen)

Submitted by: PURPLELIZ421

Introduction

Wonderful pizza from America's Test Kitchen
This recipe can make two smaller pizzas or you may choose to use it to cover the bottom of one larger pan. If that is the case, some of the oil for the pans will probably need to be cut back.
Wonderful pizza from America's Test Kitchen
This recipe can make two smaller pizzas or you may choose to use it to cover the bottom of one larger pan. If that is the case, some of the oil for the pans will probably need to be cut back.

Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    Dough

    * 1/2 cup olive oil
    * 3/4 cup skim milk plus 2 additional tablespoons, warmed to 110 degrees
    * 2 teaspoons sugar
    * 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour , plus extra for counter
    * 1 package instant yeast
    * 1/2 teaspoon table salt
    Sauce
    * 1 tablespoon olive oil
    * 2 cloves garlic , minced
    * 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
    * Salt and pepper

    Toppings:
    # 1 (3.5-ounce) package sliced pepperoni
    # 1 1/3 cups tomato sauce (see related recipe, "Basic Pizza Sauce")
    # 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

Instructions for Basic Pizza sauce:
* Cook oil and garlic in medium saucepan over low heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, increase heat to medium, and cook until slightly thickened, 10 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Instructions for dough:

* 1. To make the dough: Adjust oven rack to lowest position and heat oven to 200 degrees. When oven reaches 200 degrees, turn it off. Lightly grease large bowl with cooking spray. Coat each of two 9-inch cake pans with 3 tablespoons oil.
* 2. Mix milk, sugar, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil in measuring cup. Mix flour, yeast, and salt in standing mixer fitted with dough hook. Turn machine to low and slowly add milk mixture. After dough comes together, increase speed to medium-low and mix until dough is shiny and smooth, about 5 minutes. Turn dough onto lightly floured counter, gently shape into ball, and place in greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and place in warm oven until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
* 3. To shape and top the dough: Transfer dough to lightly floured counter, divide in half, and lightly roll each half into ball. Working with 1 dough ball at a time, roll and shape dough into 9 1/2-inch round and press into oiled pan. Cover with plastic wrap and set in warm spot (not in oven) until puffy and slightly risen, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oven to 400 degrees.
* 4. While dough rises, put half of pepperoni in single layer on microwave-safe plate lined with 2 paper towels. Cover with 2 more paper towels and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Discard towels and set pepperoni aside; repeat with new paper towels and remaining pepperoni.
* 5. Remove plastic wrap from dough. Ladle 2/3 cup sauce on each round, leaving 1/2-inch border around edges. Sprinkle each with 1 1/2 cups cheese and top with pepperoni. Bake until cheese is melted and pepperoni is browning around edges, about 20 minutes. Remove from oven; let pizzas rest in pans for 1 minute. Using spatula, transfer pizzas to cutting board and cut each into 8 wedges. Serve.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PURPLELIZ421.






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