RECIPE: Remember school lunch pizza? Here’s how you make it

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Anyone remember school pizza day? For most of us it was usually on Fridays. Well, according to www.schoolpizzarecipe.com this is how to make it!

Crust:

  • 2 ⅔ flour
  • ¾ cup powdered milk
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 packet of quick rise yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ⅔ cup warm water (105-110 degrees)
  • 2 T vegetable oil

Filling:

  • ½ pound ground chuck
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 8oz block mozzarella cheese – grated yourself (To be authentic school pizza, you will have to use imitation mozzarella shreds.)

Sauce (Some make the sauce the day before):

  • 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ tbsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp dried rosemary crushed

Baking:

  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Spray pan with Pam and lay Parchment paper down (Pam makes it stick)
  • In a large bowl – flour, powdered milk, sugar, yeast, salt – whisk to blend
  • Add oil to hot water (110-115 degrees) – pour into your mixture
  • Stir with a wooden spoon until batter forms – don’t worry about lumps – you just want no dry spots
  • Spread dough into pan using fingertips until it’s even. If dough doesn’t want to cooperate, let rest 5 minutes and try again
  • Bake just the crust for 8-10 minutes – remove from oven and set aside.
  • Brown meats until it resembles crumbles – set aside and drain meat
  • Get out the pizza sauce – to partially baked crust, assemble:
    • Sauce – spread all over crust
    • Sprinkle meats
    • Sprinkle cheese
  • Bake at 475 degrees for 8-10 minutes until cheese melts and begins to brown
  • Remove from oven – let stand 5 minutes
  • Cut in slices and serve!

Someone out there please try this and let us know if it’s for real!!!

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