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  • Writer's pictureBobbi Jo Lathan

Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

Updated: Dec 31, 2023


Cast Iron Pizza

After last week’s post regarding cast iron skillets, I was planning on putting up a real fun and easy to make Cast Iron Skillet Pizza when, low and behold, I came across a great little BuzzFeed Video, The Ultimate Cast Iron Hack: More cheese is always the answer! So here’s my recipe with their fun video below. Also, don’t forget to let me know how your pizza turned out!


Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

Recipe by: Bobbi Jo Lathan

Recipe type: Entree

Cuisine: Traditional

Serves: 4

PREP TIME

30 mins

COOK TIME

20 mins

TOTAL TIME

50 mins

INGREDIENTS

(Whatever you want or like!!! Following is just a suggestion!)

½ cup green pepper (chopped finely)

½ cup fresh basil leaves

1 onion (small/chopped finely)

⅓ cup olives (black or green /chopped finely)

1 /2 cup parmesan cheese (grated)

⅓ cup mozzarella cheese (chopped or grated)

1 pepperoni (sliced)

1 jar Prego pizza sauce (or whatever your favorite is)

1 bag pizza dough (Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods makes a good frozen dough in a bag)

¼ cup olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat your oven to 500º.

  2. Oil your cast iron skillet with olive oil.

  3. Open defrosted bag of pizza dough. Throw it into the skillet and add a couple of tablespoons of olive oil onto the dough and work it down into the pan to cover the bottom of skillet and up the sides a few inches.

  4. Cover with some plastic wrap and let it rise for 30 minutes.

  5. Remove plastic wrap, push down into pan again.

  6. Bake for 5 minutes.

  7. Take out of the oven and add a couple of tablespoons of Pregp Pizza Sauce and swirl around surface of dough.

  8. Now with whatever ingredients you choose.

  9. Sprinkle with parmesan grated cheese and slices of mozzarella.

  10. Add some basil leaves and a few more tablespoons of pizza tomato sauce and more cheese.

  11. Place skillet pizza in oven and bake for 15 minutes at 500º.

  12. If you like your crust extra crispy, then when you take skillet out of the oven, then stick the skillet pizza on top of a burner for 1-2 minutes.

  13. Serve it up! YUM!!! How easy is that!!!

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