Deep-Dish Broccoli and Cheddar Pizza

Deep-Dish Broccoli and Cheddar Pizza

Photography: Johnny Miller

Source: Everyday Food, March 2013


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for pie plate
  • 12 ounces pizza dough, thawed if frozen
  • 1 1/4 cups broccoli florets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 ounce thinly sliced soppressata
  • Pinch of red-pepper flakes
  • Coarse salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Coat a 9-inch glass pie plate with olive oil. Stretch dough to an 8-inch round, then press into bottom and up sides of plate. If dough springs back, let rest 5 minutes before continuing.

  2. Combine broccoli, soppressata, and red-pepper flakes.

  3. Top dough with 1/4 cup grated cheddar, broccoli mixture, then 1/4 cup grated cheddar and Parmesan.

  4. Drizzle pizza with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until cooked through and crust is crisp and golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.


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