Mini Caprese Deep Dish Pizzas Recipe

Kristen Published November 18, 2020

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
Waiting Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 17ozpizza dough
  • ¼cupall purpose flour
  • Cooking oil
  • ¼cuppizza saucegarlic-flavored
  • 8ozfresh mozzarella
  • 12grape tomatoes
  • ¼cupmozzarellashredded
  • cupfresh basil leavesfinely shredded
  • ¼cupbalsamic glaze


  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 13-cm or 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.


  • Calories: 1426.47kcal
  • Fat: 46.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.77g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 184.80g
  • Fiber: 10.06g
  • Sugar: 50.13g
  • Protein: 53.10g
  • Cholesterol: 103.41mg
  • Sodium: 2006.75mg
  • Calcium: 960.03mg
  • Potassium: 1561.44mg
  • Iron: 12.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 303.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 34.85mg
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