Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

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Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Chicago is famous for its pizza, especially for deep dish varieties. Bring the taste of Chicago home with this recipe! Load it with your favorite pizza toppings and imagine that you’re dining out in the city!

How To Make Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Why call for a delivery when you can make this Chicago style deep dish pizza recipe at home. It\’s loaded with pepperoni, sausage, cheese, and much more.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
Total: 2 hrs 35 mins


  • 1 can pizza dough, refrigerated
  • 1 jar pizza sauce
  • pepperoni slices, according to preference
  • 12 oz Italian sausage, cooked
  • ½ bag Monterrey Jack cheese, with jalapeno pepper, shredded
  • ½ bag mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ½ bag fresh spinach
  • 1 can black olives, sliced


  1. Grease your deep dish pizza pan generously. Then preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Press down pizza dough on the bottom of the deep dish pan. Ensure that the dough is evenly layered and the sides are at least 2 inches high.
  3. Add in ½ jar of pizza sauce, and coat the bottom and the sides of the pizza dough Leave about ½ inch of dough uncoated. Then, add in pepperoni and sausage.
  4. Add the shredded Monterrey Jack cheese and jalapeno peppers on top of pizza sauce and meats.
  5. Top with the spinach and mozzarella cheese. Next, add in the olives and more cheese to get a gooey texture.
  6. Cook on high for 2 hours. Bake for additional 30 minutes if pizza is still not done. Check frequently to ensure pizza does not burn.
  7. Let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing up to serve.


  • Sugar: 9g
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  • Calcium: 82mg
  • Calories: 503kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Cholesterol: 47mg
  • Fat: 32g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 689mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 2581mg
  • Vitamin A: 2965IU
  • Vitamin C: 16mg
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