Uss Chicago-style Pizza Recipe

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USS Chicago-Style Pizza

Jennifer H


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1 pkg
dry yeast
2 tsp
1.25 c
warm water
3.25 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp


1 c
pizza sauce
12 oz
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 lb
ground beef, browned
1/4 lb
italian sausage, mild
1/4 lb
pork sausage, mild
1/2 c
pepperoni, diced
1/2 c
canadian bacon, diced
1/2 c
ham, diced
1/4 lb
mushrooms, sliced
1 small
onion, sliced
green bell pepper, sliced
2 oz
parmesan cheese, grated


1For dough, sprinkle yeast and sugar into warm water in small bowl.

2Let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.

3Mix flour, oil and salt in a large bowl.

4Make a well in the center and add yeast mixture.

5Stir to form a soft dough, adding more flour if necessary.

6Turn onto a floured board and knead until dough is supple and elastic, 7 to 10 minutes.

7Transfer to a large bowl, cover and let rise in a warm spot until dough has doubled, about 1 hour.

8Punch down.

9Roll dough to a 15-inch circle.

10Transfer to an oiled 14-inch pizza pan, folding the excess over to make a small rim.

11Spread with pizza sauce.

12Sprinkle with all but a handful of the mozzarella cheese.

13Sprinkle with meats (cooked) and vegetables.

14Top with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

15Let rise in a warm spot about 25 minutes.

16Heat oven to 475 degrees.

17Bake pizza until crust is golden, about 25 minutes.

18Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.