Thin Crust Pizza

9 Mar

I have recently become a huge fan of the pizza dough that comes in a bag… you know, the kind you have to add hot water to and let rise for 5 minutes… Anyway, I’ve become a fan, not just because of the 57¢ price tag, but because of the golden and crispy thin crust it produces.

I’ve never considered myself a thin crust girl. But lately, I’ve been craving the crunch!

Thin Crust Pepperoni Pizza

Time: 20 minutes
Level: Medium
Servings: 4 or so…

1 bag  pizza dough mix, prepared according to package directions
1 c. pizza sauce
1 handful pepperonis
1 tbsp. jalapeños
1/3 c. bell pepper and onion blend (found in the freezer section)
1 c. mozzarella or Italian blend cheese, shredded
sprinkle of garlic powder
sprinkle Italian seasoning
sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes

Preheat oven to 475°. Prepare crust according to package directions.  Roll out dough as thin as you can on a greased baking stone or cookie sheet.

Bake for 5 minutes. Top with remaining ingredients and sprinkle with spices. Bake an additional 9-12 minutes until golden brown and bubbly. Yum!


– Obviously, all ingredients are optional. Try your own combo of meats and veggies. Mushrooms and olives are always a good addition. I just didn’t have any on hand.
– I accidentally bought sweet hot jalapeños instead of the normal hot kind. They were surprisingly yummy. I like the normal kind the best, though.
– If you don’t have pizza dough, try using spaghetti sauce. Spaghetti sauce is thinner that pizza sauce so you might want to thicken it a little with cornstarch to avoid a soggy crust.


One Response to “Thin Crust Pizza”


  1. Steak and Potatoes Pizza « Pantry Chef - October 7, 2011

    […] Pizza is my fav. I love the creativity of it. You can seriously dump just about anything on top of pizza dough and it is going to turn out delicious. So far in my blogging journey, I’ve blogged about several yummy concoctions. Theres the Sloppy Joe bbq pizza, Thai pizza, BBQ pineapple pizza, a pizza using Flat Outs, Breakfast pizza, Mexican tortilla pizza, Ratatouille pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, and a Thin crust pizza. […]

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