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Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Course Pizza
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 520 kcal
Author Christine Galvani


  • 1 Pre-made Pizza Dough or make your own
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion I chopped mine
  • Pinch of dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 ounce can petite-diced tomatoes 14.5
  • Pinch of sugar
  • tablespoons Pinch of dried basil or 2 fresh chopped basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoons and 1/2 olive oil
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • For assembling and topping pizza:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 ounce Parmesan cheese grated (about 2 tablespoons)


  1. Peheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Bring dough to room temperature. On a floured board, roll out the dough in circular shape to fit in to the skillet (or cake pan).
  3. To make the sauce:
  4. Over medium heat, melt butter in a medium saucepan. Toss in the onion, oregano and salt and cook until onion is translucent, stirring often, about 4 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic, stir and cook for about 30 seconds.
  6. Next, add the tomatoes and sugar, bring to a boil on medium high heat.
  7. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for about 15 minutes, until mixture reduces to about 1 and 1/4 cups.
  8. Remove from heat and add basil and olive oil.
  9. Add the shredded mozzarella cheese over the dough in the skillet.
  10. Then add the tomato mixture over the mozzarella cheese
  11. Top with the Parmesan cheese and bake in the oven for approximately 25 minutes until crust is golden brown.
  12. Take out of oven and let sit for 5-10 minutes to let mixture set before slicing and serving.
  13. This recipe can be made ahead and stored in fridge or freezer until ready to bake.
Nutrition Facts
Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 1246mg52%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 307mg31%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.