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Cook Like a Boss – The Deep Dish Pizza


The deep dish pizza is quite possibly the best type of pizza. If you haven’t tried one, imagine a pizza with a high edge and deep surface, containing copious amounts of cheese and tomato sauce.

Think of it more like pie than a flatbread. While the entire deep dish pizza is thick, its crust is usually thin to medium in overall density.Intrigued yet? Good. That’s what we’re making today.

Intrigued yet? Good. Because that’s what we’re making today. Here’s what you’ll need:

Deep dish pizza ingredients


  • 3 and 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1 and 1/4 cup of warm water
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 2 and 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup of cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Pizza sauce

  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 2 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • A 28-ounce can of crushed tomatoes with basil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt

Everything else

  • 10 slices of mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 pound of Italian sausage
  • Grated fresh Parmesan