Mini Caprese Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

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Kristen Published: November 18, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Mini Caprese Deep Dish Pizzas

The minty and fresh flavor of the traditional Caprese salad now in a deep dish pizza. Grab those tomatoes, basil, and Mozzarella cheese and start cooking.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Cool Time: 5 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 17ozpizza dough
  • ¼cupall purpose flour
  • Cooking oil
  • ¼cuppizza sauce,garlic-flavored
  • 8ozfresh mozzarella
  • 12grape tomatoes
  • ¼cupmozzarella,shredded
  • cupfresh basil leaves,finely shredded
  • ¼cupbalsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Remove pizza dough onto a lightly floured work surface and allow it to come to room temperature.

  2. Slice dough into 12 equal pieces. Using a rolling pin or your hands, roll out each dough into 5-inch rounds.

  3. Lightly spray a muffin pan with oil. Gently press each dough piece into each muffin cup to fit into the base and sides.

  4. Place 2 slices of mozzarella cheese onto each dough first to prevent the dough from getting soggy.

  5. Layer with pizza sauce; 2 to 3 tomato slices, shredded basil.

  6. Sprinkle a small amount of shredded mozzarella onto the tops, drizzle with a little balsamic glaze, and bake until dough is golden brown and crisp.

  7. Allow cooling slightly before removing from muffin pan.

  8. To serve, drizzle with extra balsamic glaze.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 203.23kcal
  • Fat: 7.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.49g
  • Fiber: 1.45g
  • Sugar: 1.95g
  • Protein: 8.80g
  • Cholesterol: 16.77mg
  • Sodium: 399.64mg
  • Calcium: 145.89mg
  • Potassium: 125.15mg
  • Iron: 1.54mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.77mg
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