deep dish spinach + tomato pizza

13 Nov

this was a really good twist on pizza! yum!

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deep dish spinach + tomato pizza
adapted from girlversusdough

Ingredients:
pizza dough
1 28-oz can diced tomatoes, thoroughly drained
3 teaspoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
salt and pepper, to taste
3/4 lb sliced provolone cheese
1 1-lb bag frozen chopped spinach, thawed, cooked and thoroughly drained
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
olive oil, for drizzling (optional)

Directions:

Coat the bottom and sides of a 12-inch cast-iron pan or 2 9-inch round cake pans with 3-4 tablespoons olive oil. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Stretch dough into a circle large enough to cover the bottom and almost all the way up the sides of your prepared pan. Press dough evenly into pan.

When oven is ready, place pan in oven and bake 10 minutes, or until crust is set and barely turning brown.

Meanwhile, make the filling: In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, minced garlic, sugar, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. When crust is set, remove from oven and cover bottom evenly with sliced provolone cheese. Top with chopped spinach, then with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and drizzle lightly with olive oil, if desired. Return pan to oven and bake until filling is bubbling and crust is a deep golden brown, about 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool at least 15 minutes before slicing. Serve warm.

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    […] This recipe is where banana bread meets coffee cake and it is a pretty sweet match.  I found the recipe on Ilona’s Kitchen where Ilona has packed the pages of her blog with creative, fun ideas for sweet and savory dishes.  While this great cake caught my eye, there were so many other ideas for dinners on her site that I bookmarked for later.  At the top of the list is this deep dish pizza with spinach and tomatoes. […]

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