Spectacular Deep Dish Pizza

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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14

  ounces

  pizza dough

1

  tablespoon

  olive oil -- divided

1/2

  pound

  Italian sausage

4

  ounces

  mushroom caps -- sliced

4

  ounces

  Canadian bacon slices

3

  ounces

  low sodium pepperoni -- sliced

14 1/2

  ounces

  no salt added diced tomatoes -- drained

2 1/4

  ounces

  black olives -- sliced

6

  ounces

  no salt added tomato paste

1

  teaspoon

  Italian seasoning

1

  whole

  roasted red pepper -- diced

1

  teaspoon

  seasoned salt

1/4

  teaspoon

  seasoned pepper

1/8

  teaspoon

  crushed red pepper flakes

2

  cups

 low fat mozzarella cheese -- shredded

1 1/4

  cups

  Parmesan cheese -- shredded

1

  whole

  shallot -- minced

1

  clove

  garlic -- minced

1/4

  cup

  red wine

Heat oven to 425F.

Remove the Italian sausage from casings and cook until no pink remains. Put on paper towel lined plate and cover with more paper towel to absorb grease. Set aside.

In a saucepan heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add shallot and cook until softened. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.

Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, Italian seasoning, roasted red peppers, red wine, and olives to shallots and garlic. Heat until cooked through.

Oil pan with extra virgin olive oil. Spread dough on bottom and up the sides.

Spread the mozzarella over the dough.

Layer the Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, pepperoni, and mushrooms over the mozzarella.

Layer the sauce over the meat.

Sprinkle the Parmesan over the sauce.

Bake on the bottom shelf for 20 to 25 minutes.
Makes 12 servings.
Per Serving: 328 Calories; 19g Fat (51.6% calories from fat); 18g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 43mg Cholesterol; 794mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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