Tested till perfect Top and Bottom Crust Pizza

Top and Bottom Crust Pizza

This tasty double-crust pizza freezes well, so you don't have to go out or wait for the delivery guy when you want a slice. You can wrap and freeze it whole or cut it into wedges and wrap each individually.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2005

Recipe2 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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  • Portion size 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1sweet green peppersweet green peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspeach salt and pepper
  • 1 lb 1lbpizza dough
  • 2 2eggeggs
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded Cheddar cheese
  • 6 oz 6ozsalami, ham or smoked turkey, diced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspminced fresh parsley
  • 1 1egg yolkegg yolks
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Preparation

In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, green pepper, salt and pepper until softened, about 4 minutes. Let cool.

Meanwhile, on floured surface, roll out half of the dough into 10-inch (25 cm) circle. Place on greased pizza pan or rimless baking sheet. Set aside.

In bowl, whisk eggs; stir in mozzarella and Cheddar cheeses, salami, parsley and onion mixture. Spread over dough on pan, leaving 1-inch (2.5 cm) border around edge.

Roll out remaining dough into 10-inch (25 cm) circle. In bowl, whisk egg yolk with 1 tsp (5 mL) water; lightly brush some over border on bottom crust. Place top crust over filling; with fork, press edge to seal. Brush with remaining egg yolk mixture; cut 3 slits in top crust.

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until golden, about 45 minutes.

Additional information :

Freeze-ahead
Let baked pizza cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cold. Wrap whole pizza or individual wedges and overwrap with heavy-duty foil; freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator. Place on greased baking sheet; bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until crisp and hot, about 12 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 353 pro 16g total fat 18g sat. fat 8g
carb 31g fibre 1g chol 116mg sodium 733mg

% RDI:

calcium 20 iron 16 vit A 12 vit C 22
folate 16
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