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Whole Wheat Deep Dish Skillet Pizza - Soft, flavorful, homemade, MILE-HIGH Whole Wheat Pizza Dough topped with tomatoes, delicious herbs and lotsa cheese! Get the recipe on diethood.com

Whole Wheat Deep Dish Skillet Pizza

Katerina | Diethood
This Whole Wheat Deep Dish Skillet Pizza is an easy homemade pizza with MILE-HIGH whole wheat pizza dough. Topped with tomatoes, delicious herbs and lotsa cheese!
Servings : 6
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE WHOLE WHEAT PIZZA CRUST
  • 3/4- cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1-1/2 cups All-Purpose Ultragrain Flour (You can also use regular all-purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4- cup lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3-1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
FOR THE TOPPINGS
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup tomato/pizza sauce (use your favorite)
  • 1 whole tomato , sliced into thin rounds (I used vine-ripened tomatoes)
  • 3/4- cup part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4- cup grated parmesan cheese
  • crushed red pepper , to taste

Instructions
 

  • In your mixer's bowl, combine flours and salt; whisk to combine and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine water, yeast, and sugar; stir and let stand 5 minutes, or until foamy.
  • With your stand mixer on low, gradually add the yeast mixture to the flour mixture.
  • Add olive oil and continue to mix until the dough looks shaggy.
  • Attach the dough hook to your mixer and continue to mix at medium speed for 5 minutes. At this point, if dough seems dry, add a little bit of water at a time, up to 1 tablespoon and continue to mix until combined.
  • Remove bowl from mixer.
  • Oil your hands and shape the dough into a ball.
  • Transfer the dough to a lightly greased large bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in warm area for about 1 hour, or until dough has doubled in size.
  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Press the pizza dough into a greased 10-inch skillet that's about 2-inches deep. Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, oregano, garlic and pepper; mix to combine.
  • Brush the garlic mixture over the pizza dough.
  • Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough.
  • Arrange the tomatoes over the sauce.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheeses and crushed pepper.
  • Return to oven and bake for an additional 4 to 6 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 230 kcal | Carbohydrates: 22 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 12 mg | Sodium: 753 mg | Potassium: 218 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 300 IU | Vitamin C: 3.1 mg | Calcium: 169 mg | Iron: 1.6 mg | Net Carbs: 20 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: easy deep dish pizza recipe, homemade deep dish pizza, how to make deep dish pizza