Perfect Pizza Recipe with The Middle Man Pizza Steel

Pizza making is an art, and achieving that perfect crispy crust is essential to a delicious pie. One tool that can help you achieve that perfect crust is The Middle Man pizza steel. With its rounded edges and dual sided use, The Middle Man is a must-have for any pizza lover.

Below is a delicious pizza recipe that's perfect for utilizing The Middle Man.

Pizza Dough Recipe


  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups warm water
  •  2 tbsp olive oil


In a large bowl, mix together flour, yeast, salt, and sugar. Add warm water and olive oil to the bowl, and mix until a shaggy dough forms. Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-7 minutes, until smooth and elastic. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with plastic wrap, and let it rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours.After the dough has risen, punch it down and roll it out into a thin, even circle.

Pizza Toppings


  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • Fresh basil leaves


Preheat your oven to 500°F and place The Middle Man pizza steel in the oven to heat up for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Spread the pizza sauce over the rolled-out dough, leaving a 1-inch border around the edges. Add shredded mozzarella cheese, followed by the pepperoni, mushrooms, and black olives. Place the pizza on The Middle Man pizza steel and bake it in the oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown. Top the pizza with fresh basil leaves and serve hot. Enjoy!


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