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  1. Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza

    For the crust:

    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 Tbs baking powder
    Pinch salt
    ! Tbs olive oil
    3/4 cup water

    Mix all dry ingredients with a mixer until well incorporated. Add olive oil and water. Mix well; add water as needed, if too dry. It should hold together without being too sticky. Press into a lightly greased 14” deep dish pizza pan (see link below to order) with crust covering the sides of the pan. Bake 400°F for 8 minutes.

    For the sauce:

    5-6 cloves garlic, minced
    16 oz tomato sauce
    3 oz tomato paste
    1/2 cup water
    1 tsp sugar
    2 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
    1 1/2 tsp black pepper
    1 Tbs oregano

    Sauté garlic for 1-2 minutes; until fragrant. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, sugar, salt, pepper, and oregano. Simmer for 5-6 minutes on medium-low heat. Set aside.

    For the toppings:

    1 small red onion, sliced
    1 red bell pepper, diced
    7-8 mushrooms, sliced
    2 big handfuls fresh spinach
    8 oz non-dairy mozzarella
    1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts, diced
    1/2 cup black olives, sliced

    Sauté onion and bell pepper for 4-5 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Add spinach and cook until wilted. Set pan aside.

    After crust is precooked, remove from oven to build your pizza. Add non-dairy cheese as the base of the pizza, cover with toppings of your choice, and then pour sauce over the top and spread evenly. Bake at 400°F for 45-50 minutes. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting.

    Do you need a deep dish pizza pan? You can order a Chicago-Style pizza pan here!

    For our UK visitors, you can find your own Chicago-Style deep dish pizza pan here!

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