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Big Honking Pizza With Lots Of Toppings

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Check out this fresh and easy pizza recipe. This is a BIG Honking Pizza with lots of toppings and delicious cheese! The best pizza is the one you make at home. Why waste time with the large chain pizza stores when the quality is not there. When you make a pizza recipe, you know the quality is there because you made it. The recipe is delicious and can be found below. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Pizza dough 1 Pound
  Red onion 1⁄2 Medium, cut into rings
  Baby portobello mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced thin
  Fresh basil leaves 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Fresh baby spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mozzarella cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Gorgonzola cheese 6 Ounce
  Eggs 2 Medium
For the pizza sauce:
  Plum tomatoes 15 Ounce, crushed
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dry basil 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano bulb 1 Tablespoon (Greek)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic granules 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes To Taste (optional)
  Balsamic vinegar To Taste (optional)
Directions

GETTING READY:

1. Pre-heat the oven at 400 degrees.

MAKING:

For the sauce:

2. Cut up the whole plums tomatoes if using them or put the whole can of crushed tomatoes in a sauce pan.

3. Bring the tomatoes and all the juice from the can to a boil and reduce to a medium boil.

4. Then begin adding the rest of the ingredients in the list in no particular order.

5. Bring the mixture to a boil again and then reduce to a medium or low simmer to allow the sauce to reduce. I like my sauce nice and thick so it really sticks to the pizza dough so I go for about a 20% reduction in the sauce.

Notes: As a side note as I state in the video I made the sauce a day in advance because I really like the flavors to marry with each other and in the east coast where I come from that is the way we do it. To us the sauce always tastes better the next day. So that’s it for the sauce.

For Assembling the Pizza:

6. Roll out the dough to your desired size.

7. Add the toppings and bake it in the oven at 400 degrees for about 30 - 40 minutes.

SERVING:

8. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Dish: 
Pizza
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday, Easy, Quick, Kids
Feel: 
Cheesy
Ingredient: 
Mozzarella Cheese
Channel: 
SmartMAN.tv

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2684 Calories from Fat 1277

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 145 g223.5%

Saturated Fat 76.3 g381.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 710.9 mg237%

Sodium 8261.6 mg344.2%

Total Carbohydrates 229 g76.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51.3%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 139 g278.3%

Vitamin A 203% Vitamin C 104.7%

Calcium 259.1% Iron 112.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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