Cuisinart Original

In the time it takes to order takeout, you can make
this fresh pizza to feed your whole family.


2    14-inch pizza crusts
     (see previous recipe)
6    ounces Parmesan cheese,
at   room temperature
3    ounces pepperoni, peeled, in 3 pieces
16  ounces mozzarella cheese, very cold
2    small onions, ends cut flat
2    medium green bell peppers, cored and
      seeded, cut flat at stem
2    medium tomatoes, cored and cut flat at
2    cups Tomato Pizza Sauce
      (see following recipe)
1    teaspoon dried basil or
2    teaspoons fresh
1    teaspoon dried oregano or
2    teaspoons fresh
     Pinch of granulated sugar
     Freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 185 (75% from fat) • carb. 18g • pro. 9g
• fat 8g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 23mg • sod. 420mg
• calc. 194mg • fiber 1g


Preheat oven to 425°F and place rack in lower
third. Bake pizza crust(s) for 6 minutes. In the
meantime, prepare filling.
Insert metal blade. Put Parmesan cheese and
pepperoni into the work bowl and process until
coarsely chopped. Reserve.
Insert shredding disc and process mozzarella
cheese. Reserve.
Insert slicing disc and slice onions. Reserve.
Slice green peppers and reserve. Slice tomatoes,
using light pressure. Reserve on paper
towels to drain.
Use rubber spatula to spread Tomato Pizza
Sauce evenly over crust, leaving 1-inch rim
exposed. Separate each onion slice into rings
and distribute them over sauce. Distribute
shredded mozzarella over onions. Arrange
tomato slices over cheese and sprinkle with
pinch of sugar and pepper.
Distribute Parmesan cheese and pepperoni
mixture, then green pepper slices, over tomatoes.
Sprinkle evenly with basil and oregano.
Return pizza to oven and bake for 18 minutes,
or until rim of crust is golden and bottom is
deep brown.