Deluxe Stuffed-Crust Pizza

Deluxe Stuffed-Crust Pizza

Cheesy pizza baked with vegetables - perfect for Italian cuisine that can be ready in 45 minutes.

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Yellow cornmeal
loaf (1 lb) frozen wheat bread dough, thawed
sticks (1 oz each) string cheese, cut in half lengthwise
cup tomato paste with Italian seasonings (from 6-oz can)
small onion, cut lengthwise in half, then thinly sliced
medium bell pepper, thinly sliced
can (4 oz) mushroom pieces and stems, drained
oz soy-protein pepperoni-style slices, coarsely chopped (1/4 cup)*
pitted Kalamata or Greek olives, coarsely chopped (1/3 cup)
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or spray with cooking spray. Sprinkle cornmeal over cookie sheet.
  2. On cookie sheet, press or roll dough into 13-inch round. Arrange string cheese sticks in circle around edge of dough. Carefully roll edge of dough up over cheese; seal well.
  3. Spread tomato paste evenly over dough. Top with onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, pepperoni-style slices and olives. Sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*Two frozen soy-protein burgers, thawed and cut into 1/4-inch pieces, or 1/2 cup frozen soy-protein burger crumbles, thawed, can be substituted for the veggie pepperoni.
What a deal! Pizzeria-style pizza made super easy at home! Using string cheese makes stuffing the edge of the crust very simple.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 880mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.