Deep-Dish Skillet Pizza

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Jun. 08, 2012

Made in a cast-iron skillet, this hearty deep-dish pizza is a treat for any pizza lover! Filled with sausage, mushrooms, pepperoni and plenty of cheese, the secret to the amazing crust is a cast-iron skillet. Vickie shares her secret to using cast iron, and handy tips on how to keep it clean and well seasoned.


Frozen bread dough 1 Pound , thawed
Pizza sauce 30 Ounce
Ground pork sausage 1/2 Pound , browned and drained
Sliced pepperoni 5 Ounce
Sliced mushrooms 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Green pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced
Italian seasoning To Taste
Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Preheat the oven to 425 F.

2. Generously grease a large cast iron skillet.


3. Place the bread dough, on skillet and press and spread the dough in the bottom and up the sides of skillet.

4. Put the desired amount of pizza sauce and spread well using spoon.

5. Sprinkle the sausage meat on top spreading well, arrange the green peppers slices, spread mushroom slices, pepperoni, both the cheeses and sprinkle Italian seasoning on top.

6. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or golden brown on top.

7. Remove from the oven and allow to set for 10 minutes.


8. Cut into wedges and serve as desired.


Top the pizza with topping of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 952Calories from Fat 469

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 21 g105%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2278 mg94.92%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 39 g78%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet