Pepperoni Pizza

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If you’re a real pepperoni lover, feel free to increase the amount used on each pizza. Buy freshly sliced pepperoni from a deli counter rather than prepackaged slices.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. pizza dough
  • 1½ cups pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8 oz. pepperoni, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 2 pizza pans with olive oil.
  • Roll or press pizza dough into two 12" circles, slightly thicker at the edges than in the center. Place dough in prepared pans.
  • Spread ¾ cup sauce in the center of each pizza, leaving one inch around the edges bare.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup Parmesan over the sauce on each pizza. Distribute 1½ cups mozzarella evenly over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Distribute pepperoni slices evenly over each pizza.
  • Place first pizza in the center of the oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and cheese is melted.
  • Remove pizza from oven carefully. Set aside to rest briefly before slicing. Repeat process with second pie.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. pizza dough
  • 1½ cups pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8 oz. pepperoni, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 2 pizza pans with olive oil.
  • Roll or press pizza dough into two 12" circles, slightly thicker at the edges than in the center. Place dough in prepared pans.
  • Spread ¾ cup sauce in the center of each pizza, leaving one inch around the edges bare.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup Parmesan over the sauce on each pizza. Distribute 1½ cups mozzarella evenly over each pizza, leaving edges bare. Distribute pepperoni slices evenly over each pizza.
  • Place first pizza in the center of the oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned and cheese is melted.
  • Remove pizza from oven carefully. Set aside to rest briefly before slicing. Repeat process with second pie.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories300
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium770mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein15g