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deep dish pizza

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Barb Stellmach
Iowa City, IA

I like to take a recipe, try it once, and then adjust it to make it my own. This is the end result of such an experiment. This pizza is made in a 9x13 pan. Will feed several people. When I think about it, this would be really good with chicken and your favorite alfrredo sauce.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For deep dish pizza

  • 2 8 oz can
    refrigerated garlic flavored breadsticks
  • 32-40
    frozen, cooked, meatballs
  • 3/4 c
    pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/2-1 lb
    itallian sausage
  • 1 15 oz can
    pizza sauce
  • 1 8 oz can
    pizza sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 c
    shredded pizza blend cheese
  • additional pizza toppings of your choice

How To Make deep dish pizza

  • 1
    Cook and break up Italian sausage. Drain any excess fat.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, put frozen meatballs and pizza sauce (both cans) in large microwavable bowl. Heat in microwave 5-8 minuted, until sauce is bubbly, and meatballs are thawed. Stir in Parmesan cheese, pepperoni, and Italian sausage.
  • 3
    Spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Unroll one can of garlic bread sticks. Place in bottom of pan. If necessary, stretch to cover bottom. Press seams to seal. Pour meat mixture over crust. Sprinkle with a little more Parmesan cheese if desired. Unroll second can of bread sticks. Place on top of meat mixture. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes, or until edges are brown, and no longer doughy. Top with pizza blend cheese. Bake an additional 4-5 minutes to melt cheese.Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

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