Homemade Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Hello everyone,

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This recipe has me sooooooooooo excited.  First, because I’ve really been wanting to try to make a deep dish pizza.  Secondly, because it turned out sooooooooooo well. It’s nice to surprise yourself with your own cooking.  I must admit that I was a bit nervous as to how  the family would like it. All I have to say is by the time I went to get more…..it was all gone. Which was great because it was a hit and sad because I really wanted another piece.😯  Oh well at least I have a recipe now…..that is easy to replicate and allows for tons of creativity, tailored to your needs.

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So let’s get started.

Ingredients for making the dough

2 C. Organic All Purpose Flour
1 C.Organic Whole Grain or Wheat Flour ( you can also just use 3 Cups of All Purpose)
1 C. warm water
2  1/4 tsp. active dry yeast
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp dried oregano
2 TBS. Olive oil

Instructions:

In a measuring cup add your water, yeast, and sugar. Mix well and set aside for 5 minutes.

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In a food processor or large bowl add the water mixture and 1 Cup of Flour and mix, add another cup of Flour and mix, add the last cup of Flour, oil, salt and seasoning and mix until you have a ball of dough.

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Knead your dough…..no need to add flour to the counter. Drizzle a large bowl with olive oil place your dough inside and drizzle a little olive oil on top.
Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm spot for a minimum of 30 minutes or up to overnight in the refrigerator.

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Grease a 9×2 inch baking pan with olive oil.

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Start prepping your toppings of choice. I decided on Mozzarella cheese, Turkey Bacon, Spinach, Turkey, Marinara, dried Basil, Cracked Black Pepper, and Onion.

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Pre-heat oven to 450°

Once your dough has risen. Lay your dough on your counter. Cut off 1/3 of the dough and set aside. (This will be your top layer)

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With a rolling pin roll out your dough, larger than your baking pan.

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Lay your dough into your pan, making sure to get out any air bubbles.

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Add your topping in the order you choose. (I added cheese, basil, black pepper, spinach, Turkey bacon, onion, and turkey)

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Roll out the dough you set aside lay it into your pan again making sure to get out the air bubbles. Tear a few hole into the dough to allow the steam to escape while cooking. Spoon on 4 tablespoons of marinara sauce.

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Roll the dough so that it overhang onto the pan.

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Place on the bottom rack and bake on 450° for 20 minutes. If you like you can top with Parmesan cheese or cheese of choice after 15 minutes.

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Once done…..let it cool for 10-15 minutes.

Now it’s time to enjoy.

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Until Next Time,

Sewloveable ☺

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6 thoughts on “Homemade Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

  1. What a treat! ❤ ❤
    Firstly, I love Pizza, secondly the stuffing drives me crazy, it's already on my dinner list 😛

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