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Easy Homemade Stuffed Crust Cast Iron Pizza

by Nellie

This stuffed crust cast iron pizza is super easy to make for family dinner nights. This easy cast iron skillet pizza is some of the best homemade pizza you will ever have!

Have you ever made pizza in a cast iron pan? Pizza is one of my favorite things to make for the family and making in a cast-iron skillet is awesome! We have pizza night around here at least once a week, so it helps to be creative with the preparation!

This cast iron pizza is made with your favorite pizza sauce (bought from the grocery store or homemade), mozzarella cheese, and bakery pizza dough (or you can use your favorite pizza dough recipe). The edges of the crust are filled with mozzarella cheese and cooked over the stove top for a bit before being put in the oven to be finished off.

You can add you favorite toppings such as red pepper flakes, red onion, parmesan cheese, fresh basil, spicy italian sausage and so much more. For this recipe the pizza crust is stuffed with an extra layer of yummy mozzarella cheese.

It’s not quite a deep dish pizza but it’s still so good! The crispy crust and cheese make it the perfect combination!

What ingredients are in stuffed crust cast iron pizza?

Store-bought (bakery) pizza dough

2 tbs Store-bought pizza sauce Fresh Mozzarella, sliced

1 cup Shredded mozzarella Protein or Veggies.

2 tbsp Olive oil

How do you made this cast iron pizza recipe ?

First you grease the cast-iron skillet with olive oil and medium heat on the stove top. Roll out the pizza dough ball on a floured surface and place bottom of the dough inside to the edges of the pan (it should sizzle on the hot skillet).

There should be enough dough to fold over to create the stuffed crust. Lay slices of cheese around the edges and fold the dough over. Spoon marinara sauce into the center and spread in a single layer on the top of the dough.

Top with shredded mozzarella and proteins are veggies drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Bake in the oven on the bottom rack 10-15 minutes cookie time at a high heat of 500 degrees until golden brown and pizza has crispy edges. 

When should I make this stuffed crust cast iron pizza?

This crispy cheesy pan pizza is great easy recipe that you can make on Friday night. If you want, when making this for the first time you can go all out with homemade pizza dough, or if you are like me you will pick some up from whole foods or Trader Joe’s (or your favorite store).

It’s one of the easiest pizza recipes to make. Making pizza in your home kitchen is a great way to get the kids involved in dinner preparation.

It’s a great recipe with a thick crust filled with mozzarella cheese. The high temperature of the oven helps this pizza to have the perfect temperature.

Easy Homemade Stuffed Crust Cast Iron Pizza
Yield: one ten inch pizza

Easy Homemade Stuffed Crust Cast Iron Pizza

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This easy homemade cast iron pizza recipe is great for pizza night! Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

Instructions

  1. Grease the cast-iron skillet with olive oil and heat on the stove top Roll out the pizza dough and lay inside of the pan (it should sizzle)
  2. There should be extra dough to fold over to create the stuffed crust. Lay slices of cheese around the edges and fold the dough over.
  3. Spoon sauce into the center and spread. 
  4. Top with shredded mozzarella and proteins are veggies drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper
  5. Bake in the oven 10-15 minutes at 500 degrees. 

Notes

The skillet will need to be hot so that the dough sizzles on stove top. 

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