|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 14g||18%|
|Saturated Fat 6g||30%|
|Total Carbohydrate 27g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Total Sugars 2g|
|Vitamin C 0mg||1%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Satisfy your next deep-dish pizza craving with just one skillet and a few pantry items. Tuck your favorite pizza dough right into a cast-iron pan, top with marinara and cheese, then bake until bubbly. Add dried basil and a red pepper flake-honey glaze, and you’ll forget you ever knew your pie guy’s number.
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1 pound pizza dough, prepackaged refrigerated
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 to 4 tablespoons marinara sauce
2 to 3 cups mozzarella, grated
Pinch freshly ground black pepper
Red pepper flakes, optional
Preheat the oven as high as it can go
Roll out the dough into a large flattened round that is larger than skillet
Place a 9- or 12-inch cast-iron skillet over a burner set to medium-high. Preheat the pan so it's hot but not smoking.
Don’t turn off the burner but sprinkle the pan with a pinch of cornmeal and flour. Place the dough round over the top of the pan and let it settle into the bottom. Pull the extra sides of the dough up and around the edges of the pan but being sure to distribute the dough evenly on the bottom for no thin spots.
Brush the dough with olive oil as it begins to cook a bit over the flame.
Once the dough begins to bubble, sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with marinara sauce. Spread the marinara over the dough, going all the way up to the edges of the pan.
Top with 2 to 3 cups grated mozzarella cheese.
Using an oven mitt or towel, slide the pizza into the oven and let it bake for 10 to 15 minutes. The cheese should be bubbling and golden.
Optional: Brush the crust with the mix of honey and chile flakes. You can also brush with olive oil.