Making pizza at home with store bought dough


Published: Jul 1, 2020 · Modified: Oct 7, 2021 by Jenna Passaro · This post may contain tiếp thị liên kết links.

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You’re in the right place to lớn learn how to make frozen premade pizza crust taste delicious. Here you’ll find all the tips you need khổng lồ master making pizza with frozen dough.

Think this pizza was made with FRESH or FROZEN dough?? Answer: this spectacular looking pizza is made with frozen pre-made pizza crust from Trader Joes.

Over the years, I’ve found that frozen crust recipes from the pizza box aren’t the best. There’s so much you can vày to make frozen pizza crust taste better.

Use any pizza dough you’d like

Let’s get started…

Frozen Moretti pizza from Trader Joe’s is a go-to meal whenever we have under 30 minutes to make dinner.

Ingredients for making pizza with frozen dough

First, you need frozen grocery store pizza dough.

In this post, I use Trader Joe’s pizza crust. The particular brand is Monteli frozen pizza crust and it comes in packs of two. Use this guide for frozen crust from Whole Foods or any other grocery store.

See tips on choosing the best pizza crust khổng lồ buy for pizza night. It’s always on my Trader Joe’s must haves grocery shopping danh mục I keep on my phone at all times.

Other ingredients to lớn make pizza with frozen pizza crust

Olive oilSalt & dried herbs (Italian blend, oregano, basil, parsley, etc.)Pizza sauceCheeseToppings (optional)fresh parmesan cheeseFresh basil leaves

How to lớn make pizza with frozen premade pizza crust

Step 1. Preheat the oven according to lớn frozen premade pizza crust directions.

Take out a large baking sheet that will fit the frozen pizza crust.

Brush half the olive oil on the bottom of the frozen crust. This step will turn the pizza crust golden when it’s in the oven.

Then brush olive oil around the edges of the frozen dough, about 1” wide.

Add a sprinkle of salt around the edges.

Why add olive oil to lớn frozen pizza dough?

Frozen pizza crust is very dry when it’s taken out of the freezer. You need to địa chỉ cửa hàng a little olive oil to lớn help the crust brown and showroom some taste.

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Step 2. Add dried herbs to the vị trí cao nhất of the frozen pizza dough.

Add pizza sauce on đứng đầu of the dried herbs then smooth out the sauce with the back of a spoon.

Add a layer of mozzarella cheese. Showroom toppings. Vị trí cao nhất with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

Step 3. Bake pizza for the minimum amount of time indicated on the package.

When is frozen pizza crust done cooking?

When the timer is up, check on the pizza. The cheese on top should be bubbling when it’s done and the bottom of the crust should be golden brown.

Once done, let pizza cool and showroom any other topping and fresh herbs.

What if the frozen pizza crust isn’t browning?

Pop the pizza back in the oven for 1-2 minutes at a time until the pizza looks just right.

Final tips for using frozen crust

Cheese – Shredded mozzarella is a classic choice for pizza. Fontina và cheddar are great options, too.

Pizza isn’t the only thing I love to lớn cook from frozen.When we have busy nights, I lượt thích to know it will be easy to get dinner on the table. That’s where sous videchicken from frozenand sous vide frozen steak comes in. The food goes directly from the freezer to the sous vide water without needing lớn thaw first.

The bottom of the frozen pizza has a nice crunch to lớn it from the olive oil.

Want to lớn go the unconventional route & use another bread for a pizza crust like naan? Made with Alfredo sauce, mozzarella cheese, & tasty raviolis, this ravioli pizza on flatbread will be a new family favorite in no time.

More recipes using Trader Joe’s ingredients

Are you a Trader Joe’s enthusiast, too? I love planning grocery trips to Trader Joe’s. It’s almost lượt thích a vacation… strolling up and down the aisles khổng lồ discover new things. When I come home, I’m inspired to lớn develop new recipes.

My best recipes using Trader Joe’s products kết thúc up here on Sip Bite Go…

See more of the best meals lớn make with Trader Joe’s ingredients and my full các mục of Trader Joe’s must haves.

What are your favorite pizza toppings?

I’m a huge BBQ chicken fan. And believe it or not, I love pineapple. That’s a pretty polarizing topping. People either love or hate pineapple on pizza. Find me on Instagram for my latest pizzas

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