Muffuletta Pizza

Recipe by Steve_G
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 2 pizzas
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR THE CRUST---------.
  • Combine yeast and water with a pinch of sugar and let yeast proof for 5 minutes or so.
  • Place salt and flour in mixer and mix for 15 seconds or so to combine.
  • Add yeast mixture, milk and oil and mix on low until just combined.
  • Knead with dough hook until soft and pliable.
  • Remove from mixer and knead by hand until dough is no longer sticky.
  • Allow to rise (covered) in a warm place until doubled in size (about and hour).
  • Punch dough down, cut in half, form into 2 balls, cover and let rise until doubled again (about 1/2 hour).
  • Form dough on lightly oiled cookie sheets (9x13), dimple, coat lightly with olive oil, salt then bake at 500 degrees on a pizza stone until just starts to brown, about 7 minutes.
  • FOR THE OLIVE SALAD-----------------.
  • Chop olives, herbs, garlic and onions and combine with 1/4 cup of olive oil.
  • FOR THE FILLING---------------.
  • Chop meats and mozzarella into 1/8" x 2" strips and place in a resealable freezer bag.
  • Add olive salad, mix, shred hard cheeses and add to meat mixture.
  • Add more olive oil if necessary.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Final assembly----------------.
  • Place 1/2 of the filling on each crust and broil until cheese is bubbly.
  • Protect edges of crust from burning with foil if desired.
  • Variations: Use left over grilled sausage, leave out all or some of the meats, add any herbs that you like!
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