Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
01 25% daily serving of Vitamin C
02 Chock full of iron
03 Chock full of iron
What you'll love about this
Use a traditional, 8-12 inch cast iron skillet. Perfect for high oven temps!
Pesto-based sauce creates a basil-forward flavor
Easy, homemade pizza dough that doesn't need to rise overnight
PREP TIME: 90 MIN
PIZZA DOUGH 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup water 1 packet active dry yeast 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp granulated sugar
COOK TIME: 30 MIN
Up next, toppings!
TOPPINGS 1 cup shredded mozarella cheese 1 large tomato, sliced 1 large clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp pesto 7 or 8 basil leaves 1/4 red onion, sliced 1/2 tbsp butter (melted), or olive oil 1/8 tsp garlic powder pinch of freshly-ground black pepper pinch of coarse sea salt
Layer as you wish
Start with the pesto, and then customize! Use the melted butter and garlic *powder* to brush on the crust before baking!
Remove pizza from the skillet to slice, but return to the skillet for a rustic aesthetic!
Tips for the best skillet pizza
01 Use fresh ingredients, whenever possible
02 Heat cast iron in oven while preheating
03 Choose a cooking oil with a high smoke point
04 Brush the crust with the seasoning of your choice before baking
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