DETROIT (WXYZ) — “Plain Jane” pizza lovers can rejoice!
“Plain Jane” pizza lovers can rejoice! National Cheese Pizza Day is coming up on September 5, and while not all cheese pizzas are simplistic to the taste, they are classically traditional at heart. is September 5, and while not all cheese pizzas are simplistic to the taste, they are classically traditional at heart.
To celebrate the tasty occasion, Mootz Pizza in Detroit is sharing its recipe for Holy Cheesus Pizza. It's posted below.
To learn more about Mootz Pizzeria, visit https://www.mootzpizzeria.com/
Holy CHEESUS Pizza
1 14oz-16oz dough 8oz Premium diced or shredded mozzarella
4oz Premium pizza sauce or marinara
4oz cubed fontina cheese
2oz shaved parmesan cheese
2oz grated pecorino romano
1 tsp coarse black pepper
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Preheated oven to 450 degrees
1.) Stretch pizza dough to about 14” and place on pizza stone or cookie sheet
2.) Evenly spread cheese on top of pizza dough going as close to edge of crust as possible
3.) Top cheese with streaks of marinara and evenly spread fontina cubes on pizza
4.) Bake until golden brown or desired doneness
5.) Cut pizza into 8 slices and top with black pepper, grated pecorino, shaved parmesan, parsley, and olive oil
6.) Enjoy your pie