Deep-Dish Pizza

READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • Add all-purpose flour and oil; beat until smooth.
  • Add whole wheat flour, herbs, garlic powder and salt.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl; turn once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Punch dough down; roll into a 14-inch circle.
  • Transfer to a well-greased 10-inch ovenproof skillet, letting dough drape over the side.
  • Combine the mozzerella, Swiss and cheddar cheeses; sprinkle 1 cup over dough.
  • Set remaining cheese mixture aside.
  • In large skillet, saute green peppers, onions and herbs in oil until tender.
  • Spoon half of vegetables over cheese.
  • Layer with half of the Parmesan cheese and tomatoes.
  • Sprinkle with 2 cups of the reserved cheese mixture.
  • Layer with the remaining vegetables, Parmesan cheese and tomatoes.
  • Fold crust over filling toward center of skillet to form an edge.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with pepperoni and remaining cheese mixture.
  • Bake 5 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.