Vito's Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

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May. 09, 2013

Deep-dish pizza at its most delicious!


Frozen bread dough loaf 1 , thawed
Ground pork sausage 1 Pound (Italian)
Shredded mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce
Green pepper 1 , diced
Red pepper 1 , diced
Canned diced tomatoes 28 Ounce , drained
Dried oregano 3/4 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Grated parmesan cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. Preheat the oven to 400 F.

2. In a greased 13"x9" baking pan, place the frozen bread dough, and press it in the bottom and up to the sides of the dish.

3. Allow the dough to rise for 10 to15 minutes.


4. Bake it in the oven for 10 minutes.

5. Remove the crust from oven, set aside and lower the oven temperature to 350 F.

6. In a skillet over medium heat, put the ground pork and cook it until browned. Drain the meat mixture.

7. Put the cooked meat over the baked crust and spread well.

8. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the meat.

10. In the same skillet which was used to cook the meat mixture, cook red and green pepper until slightly tender.

11. Pour in the well drained, diced tomatoes, oregano, garlic powder and salt.

12. Spoon and spread the pepper tomato mixture over mozzarella cheese.

13. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on top.

14. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown on top.


15. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes before slicing.


16. Slice and serve.


You can add mushrooms in it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 65 Minutes
Ready In: 65 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 493Calories from Fat 293

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1267 mg52.79%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet