Stuffed-Crust Pepperoni Pizza

stuffed-crust pepperoni pizza Entree
Stuffed-Crust Pepperoni Pizza
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8


  • 3 cups (750 mL) Bisquick* Mix
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) very hot water
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) olive or vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced pepperoni
  • 4 sticks Monterey Jack cheese (from 227 g package), cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pizza sauce
  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sliced ripe olives


  • 1
    Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 450ºF. Spray 12-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray. In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, very hot water and oil with fork until soft dough forms; beat vigorously 20 strokes. Let stand 8 minutes.
  • 2
    press dough in bottom and 1 inch over side of pizza pan. Lightly press 1/4 cup of the pepperoni along edge of dough. Place string cheese over pepperoni along edge of dough, overlapping if necessary. Fold 1-inch edge of dough over and around cheese and pepperoni; press to seal. Bake 7 minutes.
  • 3
    Spread pizza sauce over partially baked crust. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the Italian cheese, remaining 1/2 cup pepperoni, the mushrooms, pepper and olives. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 9 to 12 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

  • Substitution: If you can't find the Italian cheese blend, shredded mozzarella cheese is a great substitute.
  • Variation: Leave off the pepperoni for a vegetable lover's pizza.

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