This roast beef pizza is my pizzafied model of the traditional French dip sandwich, full with sliced roast beef, creamy horseradish sauce, provolone cheese, and heat au jus on the facet.
Roast Beef Pizza, Step by Step
The most effective factor about this meaty marvel is that it produces most taste with minimal fuss. Listed here are the fundamental steps (scroll down for the total recipe).
- Preheat the oven and stretch or roll out a ball of pizza dough.
Should you’re utilizing store-bought dough or cold-fermented do-it-yourself dough, ensure that it comes absolutely to room temperature earlier than you stretch or roll it out. Preheat the oven to 500°F (in case you’re utilizing a baking sheet) or 550°F (in case you’re utilizing a stone or metal). Stretch or roll out the dough to a 12- to 14-inch spherical and put it in your baking sheet or floured peel (if utilizing a stone or metal). Let the oven preheat for at the very least half-hour.
- Make the horseradish sauce.
In a small bowl, combine ready creamy horseradish sauce (I like Inglehoffer model*) with a bit of cream or half-and-half till it seems like a clean sauce.
- Should you’re utilizing a stone or metal, swap the oven setting to Broil.
After the oven has preheated at its highest-possible temperature for about half-hour, swap the setting to Broil on excessive. (That is solely in case you are utilizing a baking stone or metal.)
- High the pizza dough.
Unfold the sauce evenly on the dough spherical, prime it with sliced deli roast beef, and tile on slices of provolone cheese.
- Bake the roast beef pizza.
Put the pizza within the oven and bake till the crust is golden throughout the perimeters, the underside is evenly browned, and the cheese has browned in spots (see the photograph under).
- Warmth up the au jus and serve the pizza!
Microwave some beef broth in a small bowl simply till it is good and heat. Slice the pizza and prime it with chopped contemporary parsley. Serve it with the au jus for dipping.
In fact, you overachiever! I like to recommend utilizing a sluggish cooker recipe like this one, although; pizza ought to by no means be a aggravating pursuit. Should you make your individual roast beef, you should utilize the cooking liquid rather than the broth for the au jus.
Any sliced cheese will work right here. As an alternative of provolone, be happy to make use of American, cheddar, Colby, or Jack cheese.
I like to make use of the premium London broil sliced roast beef, however any form will likely be scrumptious on this French dip pizza.
Nope! It would seem to be lots of horseradish sauce, but it surely mellows out so much because it bakes on the pizza, leaving simply the correct amount of horseradish taste with out the chew.
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French Dip Pizza (Roast Beef Pizza with Horseradish Sauce, Provolone, and Au Jus)
This roast beef pizza will remind you of your favourite French dip sandwich, full with creamy horseradish sauce, melted provolone, and au jus for dipping.
Makes: 1 (12- to 14-inch) pizza
- 2 tablespoons ready creamy horseradish sauce
- 3 tablespoons half-and-half or heavy cream
- 1 (14- to 16-ounce) ball pizza dough
- 6 to eight ounces sliced deli roast beef
- 6 to eight slices provolone cheese
- 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary parsley
- 1 (8-ounce) carton beef broth (1 cup)
Preheat the oven to 500°F (if utilizing a baking sheet) or as excessive as it’s going to go (if utilizing a baking stone/metal; place the stone/metal within the backside third of the oven earlier than you begin preheating). Let the oven preheat for at the very least half-hour. Then, in case you’re utilizing a baking stone or metal, swap the oven to Broil on excessive.
In a small bowl, combine collectively the horseradish sauce and cream. Put aside.
Stretch or roll out your dough to a 12- to 14-inch circle, then switch it to a baking sheet / pizza pan or a flippantly floured pizza peel (if utilizing a baking stone/metal).
Unfold the sauce on the dough, leaving a ½-inch border throughout. Prepare the roast beef on prime, then the sliced cheese.
Switch the pizza to the oven and bake till the crust is golden across the edges and evenly browned on the underside—8 to 10 minutes on the baking sheet, 6 to eight minutes on the baking stone/metal.
Take away the pizza from the oven and prime it with the contemporary parsley. Pour the meat broth right into a ramekin or small bowl and microwave it till it is heat, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Slice the pizza and serve it with the broth for dipping.