Deluxe pizza pockets

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 8 pizza pockets
  • Freezing Absolutely


Ingredients for the homemade sauce

  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon white wine
  • 1/2 can (796ml) italian tomatoes with basilic leaves
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried origano
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 splash tabasco
  • Salt and ground pepper

Ingredients for the pizza pockets

  • 1 recipe homemade pizza dough, cut in 8
  • 2 cups homemade pizza sauce
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 10 big white mushrooms, sliced
  • 150g black forest ham slices, coarsely chopped
  • 150g rosette de Lyon slices
  • 150g capicollo slices, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar, grated



  • Start by preparing the sauce. In a pot a medium temp, heat a drizzle of olive oil and cook the onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes. Add the wine, stir well and cook for another minute.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, season with salt and pepper then continue cooking for 12 minutes while breaking apart the tomatoes as much as you can. Stir often. Blend and set aside.
  • Preheat the oven at 425°F.
  • On a floured working surface, roll down the dough in 8 small round shapes. Add about 1 tablespoon of sauce per pizza and spread well..
  • In the center/lower part of the dough, start by adding some onions and mushrooms, some meat then end with a ton of cheese. Fold the top part of the dough over the garnishes and seal by bringing the bottom part over and by pressing well.
  • Place on a baking tray and cook in the oven for about 12-15 minutes until nice and golden!!!