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Cast Iron Deep Dish Pizza Pie

jcam222

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Not a lot to this but it sure was delicious and filling. Will give us some go to meals for the week.

First up was making some Fathead dough - Basic recipe I use is 3/4 cup almond flour, 1 1/2 cups of mozzarella , 2 tbsp cream cheese , 1 egg, teaspoon of white vinegar and a pinch of salt. For this cook I multiplied that by 3 for the amount of dough needed. Melt the cheeses in the microwave for around 2 minutes (don' t burn) and stir. add the other ingredients and fold in. Once folded in some oil / wet your hands and hand knead until you get a nice consistent dough. There are a lot of different ratios out there on ingredients for this dough, this is by far the best I have used. Optional add in a little rosemary or oregano.
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Next up was some filling for this bad boy. Cooked up some Dirusso Italian sausage and sliced about 2 1/2 lbs. or so. Sauteed a bunch of peppers and onions. Added in some Rao's Arrabbiata sauce and mozzarella cheese. Remembered I had a lot of pepperoni in the frig so chopped a bunch of that up and added it too.

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Not shown I used about half the dough , greased the skilled and line it with dough. I pre baked that at 400F until if started to feel a little firm. Filled it up with the mixture and then topped it with the rest of the dough. I sprinkled the top liberally with parmesan and dusted with some oregano.
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Into the oven at 400F until the top browned, overshot this just a tad but still good.

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let it cool a bit and plated it up. nothing fancy as I am starving and my wifes already in bed reading lol. I did add some nice roasted oil packed peppers on the side to eat that are not pictured.

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Well that is it. This is really the mother of pizzas loaded to the gills with ingredients, great comfort food I will be doing this again and playing with the ingredients some. Thanks for looking!
 
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buzzy

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That is Bangin looking. Never heard of fathead dough but like the idea. 10" pan?
 

xray

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I like it Jeff! Looks hearty and comforting.

Wish we were neighbors, I always wanted to try the fathead dough.
 

BuckeyeSteve

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Looks pretty good. I’m guessing it’s keto. I’ll have to make that for my brother and his wife that are both keto sometime.
 

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Nice work on that . Looks great .
 

SmokinVOLfan

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Man that looks so good. I bet that hit the spot when you are hungry and its late. Big LIKE!
 

Smokin' in AZ

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Jeff, man that looks fantastic! Love Italian and deep dish pizza especially...

Any leftover?

BIG LIKE!

John
 

jcam222

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You lost me at almond flour.....sorry I just don't get it.
You would never know the difference if you tried it, I can assure you it was delicious and meets our dietary needs
 

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Holy cow!!
One slice is a meal for two!!
It really looks delicious!
Al
 

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Nice looking meal there. Never tried almond flour.

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Jcam Thanks for the like it is greatly appreciated.

maybe you could make one at the fall gathering.

Warren
 

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Yeah, Im going to try this. it is now featured on my rotator. great job cooking outside of the box
 

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