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Deep Dish Pizza

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  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  No salt added tomato paste 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fennel seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Ground red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Ground chuck 6 Ounce
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic clove 6 Large, crushed
  Cornmeal 1 Tablespoon
  French bread dough 22 Ounce, refrigerated (2 Packages, 11 Ounces Each)
  Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Grated romano cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried crushed red pepper 1

Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan, stirring well; cook over low heat until thoroughly heated.
Set aside.
Coat a large skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add meat and next 3 ingredients; cook until meat is browned, stir-ring until meat crumbles.
Drain and set aside.
Coat 2 (9-inch) round cakepans with cooking spray, and sprinkle each with 1 1/2 teaspoons corn-meal.
Unroll 1 package bread dough; fold each cor-ner in toward center to form a diamond shape.
Pat dough, folded corners up, into a prepared pan.
Repeat with remaining bread dough.
Spread 1/2 cup tomato mixture over each prepared crust; top each with 1 cup meat mixture.
Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese and 2 tablespoons Romano cheese.
Bake at 475° for 12 minutes.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Cut each pizza into 4 wedges.
Serve with crushed red pep-per, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Deep Dish Pizza Recipe