Monday, 3 September 2012

Chicago Style Pizza

This is the best Chicago-style pizza that I have ever had. learn how to make easy Chicago Style Pizza


For Dough:

• 2 pouns of Bread Flour

• ¼ cup of Cornmeal

• 1/8 ounce of Yeast

• ½ ounce Salt

• ¼ cup of Olive Oil

• 16 ounces of Water

For Topping:

• ½ cup Mushrooms (slIced - drained) or fresh Mushrooms (slIced)

• ½ cup Spinach (Palak) (shredded)

• 2 cups (8 ounces) of Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)

• ½ cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)

• ½ cup Romano Cheese (grated)

• 2 cups of Pizza Sauce or Tomato Sauce

How to make Chicago Style Pizza:

1. In a mixer combine the water and the yeast and allow the yeast to dissolve. Add the remaining ingredients except for the cornmeal and begin to mix the dough using a dough hook on low speed. Once a ball is formed mix on medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes until the dough becomes elastic and smooth. Remove from the mixer and place in a bowl coated with olive oil. Allow the dough to rest for approximately 4 hours. Once the dough is rested, place on flat surface and dust with some flour.

2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a deep baking dish or deep dish pizza pan, spread the dough using your fingers at the bottom of the pan and make sure to have enough dough to come up the sides of the pan approximately ½-inch high.

3. Begin by placing a layer of the mozzarella cheese on the bottom of the crust. Add the pizza sauce or tomato sauce and all of the toppings. Place in the oven for 30 to 40 minutes until golden and crispy.

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