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Classic Grandma Pizza Pie

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

Learn how to make the classic grandma pizza pie with this recipe! It's super simple to make and is the perfect weekday meal.

Classic Grandma Pizza Pie

 12 oz fresh mozzarella, torn
 1 package Colavita Crushed Tomatoes OR
 1 jar Colavita Strained Tomatoes
 Flakey sea salt and crushed red pepper flakes
 Fresh basil for garnish
 Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 recipe Homemade Pizza dough or 1 recipe Homemade Semolina Pizza Dough

Preheat oven to 500°F for at least 1 hour before baking.


Drizzle a 9”x13” rimmed baking sheet with Colavita olive oil, spreading it over the bottom and sides.


Place dough onto baking sheet and stretch to outer corners of baking sheet, creating a rectangle. If the dough stretches back, let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes and stretch again.


Once you’ve stretched the dough, allow it to rest for 10 minutes until slightly puffed.


Spread about ½ cup of the crushed tomatoes on top of the dough.


Place the torn pieces of mozzarella cheese on top of the crushed tomatoes.


Drizzle with 1 tbsp Colavita olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt and crushed red pepper flakes.


Lower the heat of your oven to 450°F and bake for 15-20 minutes (individual ovens will vary, so keep an eye on your pie!).


Remove from the oven and slide onto a cutting board.


Garnish with fresh basil, slice and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4