Deep-Dish Pizza with Fresh Tomatoes

Deep and delicious, filled with mushrooms, peppers, pepperoni and cheese; topped with cherry tomatoes and fresh basil, this pizza is sure to delight everyone!

Baking Time: 20 minutes

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Slices: 8

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped Ontario Onion
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced Ontario Mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) each chopped Ontario Greenhouse Sweet Yellow and Red Peppers
  • 1 prepared pizza dough (500 g)    
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pizza sauce
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) sliced Ontario Turkey Pepperoni
  • 1-1/2 cup (375 mL) shredded Ontario Mozzarella Cheese 
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese 
  • 24 Ontario Cherry or Grape Greenhouse Tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) sliced fresh Ontario Basil Leaves
     

Instructions

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, cover and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in mushrooms and peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 6 minutes. Transfer to bowl; let cool slightly.

On floured surface, roll dough into 12-inch (30 cm) circle; press into and up sides of lightly greased 10-inch (25 cm) cast iron skillet. Spread pizza sauce on bottom of dough. Top with mushroom mixture and pepperoni; sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly, about 20 minutes. Top pizza with tomatoes and basil. 

Nutritional information

1 Slice 

  • PROTEIN: 16 grams
  • FAT: 12 grams
  • CARBOHYDRATE: 35 grams
  • CALORIES: 306    
  • FIBRE: 3 grams
  • SODIUM: 520 mg