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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Deep-Dish Pizza

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Water
  • 1/2 c No-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1 ts Dried whole basil
  • 1/2 ts Dried whole oregano
  • 1/2 ts Fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1/8 ts Ground red pepper
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 6 oz Ground chuck
  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 1 c Chopped green bell pepper
  • 6 lg Cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tb Cornmeal
  • 22 oz Refrigerated French bread
  • -dough, (2 packages)
  • 3 oz Shredded part-skim
  • -mozzarella cheese, (3/4
  • -cup)
  • 1/4 c Grated Romano cheese
  • Crushed red pepper,
  • -(optional)


Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan, stirring well; place over
low heat until thoroughly heated. Set aside.

Coat a large skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat
until hot. Add meat and next 3 ingredients; cook until meat is browned,
stirring to crumble. Drain and set aside.

Coat 2 (9-inch) round cakepans with cooking spray, and sprinkle each with
1-1/2 teaspoons cornmeal. Unroll 1 package bread dough; fold each corner in
toward center to form a diamond shape. Pat dough, folded corners up, into a
prepared pan. Repeat with remaining bread dough.

Spread 1/2 cup tomato mixture over each prepared crust; top each with 1 cup
meat mixture. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons mozzarella
cheese and 2 tablespoons Romano cheese.

Bake at 475 deg for 12 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Yield: 8 servings
(serving size: 1 wedge).

Per serving: 345 Calories; 10g Fat (26% calories from fat); 16g Protein;
48g Carbohydrate; 25mg Cholesterol; 600mg Sodium

NOTES : Cut each pizza into 4 wedges. Serve with crushed red pepper, if

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