You are here: Home » Recipes » Uno’s Cheese and Tomato Deep Dish Pizza Uno’s Cheese and Tomato Deep Dish Pizza Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 55 mins Pizza dough, tomato sauce and mozzarella are layered in a springform pan for deep-dish dinner. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Although traditional Chicago pizza has all the cheese on the bottom, we divided it between the top and the bottom. Use your favorite pizza crust recipe or purchase dough from a local pizzeria. You'll have some sauce left over. Ingredients Chunky Tomato Sauce:1 (28-ounce) can crushed or diced tomatoes (the chunkier the better)2 tablespoons tomato paste2 tablespoons red wine2 teaspoons Italian seasoning or 2 tablespoons fresh, chopped Italian herbs1 1/2 teaspoons dried onion3 cloves garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground pepper to tastePizza:3 tablespoons vegetable oil16 ounces pizza dough (at room temperature)4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella, divided3/4 cup chunky tomato sauce2 tablespoons freshly grated Romano cheese1 tablespoon dried oregano Instructions To prepare sauce, combine all ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 10 minutes. Let cool. For the deep-dish recipe, you will have sauce left over. To prepare pizza, preheat oven to 400F. Pour oil into a 10-inch round, deep-dish pan or springform pan. Place dough in the center of pan and work dough from the center outward, pressing to cover bottom of pan and halfway up sides. Prick with a fork. Bake crust in oven about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let to cool 10 minutes. Spread 2 cups mozzarella cheese on crust, top with 3/4 cup tomato sauce. Sprinkle remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese, Romano cheese and oregano on top. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, rotating pizza every 15 minutes. The crust should be golden brown, and the cheese should be bubbling. Remove from oven and let cool 3 minutes. Remove pizza from pan using a spatula, cut and serve. For a complete menu featuring Cheese and Tomato Deep Dish Pizza, along with 11 more simple menus for year-round entertaining, check out our Supper Club Menus Recipe App for the iPad on iTunes.