ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Deep-Dish Skillet Pizza

Photo: Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 4
Bring the taste of Chicago home with this Deep-Dish Skillet Pizza. Stick to the recipe or add your own favorite toppings.


  • 1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1 to 2 15-oz. jars pizza sauce
  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage, browned and drained
  • 1 5-oz. pkg. sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, sliced
  • Italian seasoning to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

How to Make It

  1. Generously grease a large cast-iron skillet. Press thawed dough into the bottom and up the sides of skillet. Spread desired amount of pizza sauce over dough. Add favorite toppings, ending with cheeses on top.

  2. Bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes. Carefully remove skillet from oven. Let stand several minutes; pizza will finish baking in the skillet. Cut into wedges to serve.

Rush-Hour Recipes