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Fresh Tomato Deep Dish Pizza

Delicious meat-free deep dish pizza that’s perfect for brunch or a light dinner!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, lunch, pizza, vegetarian dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: deep dish pizza, pizza recipes, vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 199kcal


  • 1 recipe pizza dough see NOTES
  • 1 large tomato beefsteak is good, sliced thinly (I used 8 slices and used a mandoline)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella -OR- 6-8 oz fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp shredded Asiago cheese optional
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil -OR- 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • Pat pizza dough in a deep 10-12-inch greased round pan (see post for other pans you can use)
  • Brush crust with the olive oil
  • Distribute shredded mozzarella over crust
  • Place one tomato slice in the center, then place the other slices around the outer edge.
  • Divide basil between each tomato
  • Sprinkle Parmesan over filling
  • Sprinkle Asiago over the top (optional but suggested)
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes


You can substitute pre-made store-bought pizza dough or a Boboli shell for the homemade pizza dough
For the homemade dough (link in recipe)--if using special pizza dough yeast, eliminate the dough resting time.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 666IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 314mg | Iron: 1mg