Chef's Quick Tip Grandma's pie

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Recipe:

Grandma’s Pizza 

24oz pizza dough

14oz Shredded Whole Milk Mozzarella 

Fresh Mozzarella 

30oz canned plum tomatoes 

Fresh sliced garlic

Fresh chopped basil

Grated Parmesan Cheese

Extra virgin olive oil 

Method:

Hand crush about 28-30oz of canned plum tomatoes add 2 cloves of sliced garlic, a pinch of fresh chopped basil and about a tablespoon of evoo. Mix well and let marinate overnight in refrigerator. 

Stretch out dough in a sheet pan evenly using firm pressure or a rolling pin. Form crust by pulling up the edges of the dough. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella throughout. 

Add crushed plum tomato mix evenly throughout the pizza. Preheat oven to 450°

Place pizza on top rack in the oven for about 12 minutes or until slightly brown. Remove pizza and place fresh mozzarella into pizza. Place back into oven and cook until fresh mozzarella is melted and crust is nice and brown. 

Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese, fresh basil and dribble extra virgin olive oil on the pizza. Cut and serve. 

 

Dom Farago

Planet Pizza, Ridgefield

Dave Kuban

Planet Pizza, Norwalk

 

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