Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza

Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza
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Yield: recipe makes two deep dish 9-inch pizzas
Total Time: 4 and 1/2 hours (includes rise times)

Category: Pasta & Pizza


Pizza Crust (makes 2)
3 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup yellow cornmeal
1 and 1/4 teaspoons salt
1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
2 and 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Platinum yeast (1 standard packet)
1 and 1/4 cups slightly warm water
1/2 cup unsalted butter, divided (1/4 cup melted, 1/4 cup softened)
olive oil for coating

Tomato Sauce for Both Pizzas
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 small onion, grated (about 1/3 cup)*
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional, but recommended)
3 garlic cloves, minced
one 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes*
1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar

Toppings for Both Pizzas
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese*
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
optional and what I use: handful of pepperoni per pizza, 4 slices cooked and then crumbled bacon (2 per pizza)
additional optional toppings, add enough to suit your tastes: cooked and crumbled sausage, thinly sliced green peppers and/or onions, sliced mushrooms


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