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Deluxe Stuffed-Crust Pizza

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Deluxe Stuffed-Crust Pizza
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 6
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Cheesy pizza baked with vegetables - perfect for Italian cuisine that can be ready in 45 minutes.
Updated Aug 11, 2010

Ingredients

  • Yellow cornmeal
  • 1 loaf (1 lb) frozen wheat bread dough, thawed
  • 4 sticks (1 oz each) string cheese, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste with Italian seasonings (from 6-oz can)
  • 1 small onion, cut lengthwise in half, then thinly sliced
  • 1 medium bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (4 oz) mushroom pieces and stems, drained
  • 1 oz soy-protein pepperoni-style slices, coarsely chopped (1/4 cup)*
  • 12 pitted Kalamata or Greek olives, coarsely chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    What a deal! Pizzeria-style pizza made super easy at home! Using string cheese makes stuffing the edge of the crust very simple.

Nutrition

400 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 43g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Potassium
300mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
7g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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