USS Chicago-Style Pizza

Uss Chicago-style Pizza Recipe

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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.