Deep-dish Veggie Pizza

Recipe by Ms B.
READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Lightly coat a 12-inch heavy oven-proof pan or cast-iron skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Unroll 1 package of pizza dough and shape into a circle.
  • Press dough into prepared skillet; shape onto bottom and halfway up sides.
  • Bake 5 minutes, remove from oven.
  • In a large skillet sautee onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons of oil about 5 minutes, or until tender.
  • Add spinach, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Cook and stir until spinach is heated through.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup of pizza cheese, parsley, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the red pepper flakes.
  • Spread the spinach mixture evenly over the bottom of partially baked crust.
  • Spread the ricotta mixture over the spinach layer.
  • Top with the sliced tomatoes and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with 3/4 cup of the pizza cheese.
  • Unroll remaining pizza dough and form into a 12 to 13 inch circle.
  • Place dough on top of layers.
  • Brush with remaining olive oil.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until top is golden.
  • Top with remaining pizza cheese.
  • Bake 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.