Detroit-Style Pepperoni Pizza


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Detroit-Style Pepperoni Pizza

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4 rectangle slices of Detroit-style pepperoni pizza on a yellow background.

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    You might know this pizza for its rectangular shape—make this crispy yet chewy pizza the next time you need a delicious meal!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    2 ¼ c. bread flour
    1 tbsp. kosher salt
    1 tsp. instant dry yeast
    1 c. warm water, (120 degrees to 130 degrees)
    2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, plus additional for greasing
    1 (8-oz.) pkg. Soiree fresh mozzarella, cut into 1-inch cubes
    ½ (8-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee mozzarella block, cut into 1-inch cubes
    ½ medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    ½ c. Hy-Vee pepperoni slices
    3 tbsp. mini pepperoni slices
    ½ c. Gustare Vita tomato basil pasta sauce

    Things To Grab

    • Whisk
    • Large mixing bowl
    • Electric mixer
    • Large bowl
    • Plastic wrap
    • 13x9-inch baking pan


    1. Whisk together flour, salt, and yeast in a large mixing bowl. Add warm water. Beat with electric, fitted with dough hook, on low just until combined. Let rest in bowl for 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic. 

    2. Shape dough into a ball. Lightly grease a large, clean bowl with olive oil. Place dough in bowl; turn over to grease surface. Cover dough loosely with plastic wrap. Let rise in a warm, draft-free place about 2 hours or until double in size. 

    3. Place 2 tablespoons olive oil in a 13x9-inch baking pan; tilt pan to coat bottom. Turn dough out into prepared pan; pat dough in bottom and 1 inch up the sides of the pan. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 1 hour. 

    4. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Scatter both mozzarella cheeses on dough; lightly pat into bottom and sides of the dough. Layer with green pepper and both pepperoni slices. Drizzle with pasta sauce. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until sides are crispy and cheeses are bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 12 slices. 

    Nutrition facts


    460 Calories per serving
    2 slices each

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 23g
    • Cholesterol: 65mg
    • Sodium: 1610mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 41g
    • Protein: 22g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 25%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%