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The Masterpiece Pizza

A College Favorite With All the Toppings

Ron Claiborne goes across the U.S. for the best college food.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Missouri college students and locals swear by Shakespeare's famed pizza. Now you can make a delicious pie at home complete with all the right toppings.


  • Frozen Pizza Dough (usually available in your local grocer's freezer)
  • Pizza Sauce
  • Shredded Provolone
  • Sliced Red Onions about 1/8th inch thick
  • Sliced Pepperoni about 1/8th inch thick
  • Sliced Canadian Bacon about 1/8 inch thick
  • Sliced Mushroomsabout 1/8th inch thick
  • Sliced Ripe Black Olives
  • Green Peppers
  • Italian Sausage in nickle sized balls
  • Lean Ground Chuck in nickle sized balls
  • Flake oregano
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

    Construct the pizza. Form the dough into a desired size using a rolling pin and flour. First add the pizza sauce and then the shredded provolone cheese. Then add the toppings in this order red onion, pepperoni, canadian bacon, mushrooms, black olives, green peppers, italian sausage and finally ground chuck.

    Bake the pizza. Place the pizza on a pizza stone or on the open rack and cook until the meatballs are no longer pink in the middle.

    Click here to go to Shakespeare's Pizza.

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