Source: MRS 2020
MRS: 318 — Pizza (300s)

Individual Pepperoni Pizza

Meal Component Contribution:
2 oz. eq.whole grain, 2 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate, and 1/8 cup serving of red/orange vegetable
Number of Portions: 50  Size of Portion: 1 Pizza
Recipe HACCP Process: #2 - Same day service
Whole Grains Meat/Meat Alternate Vegetables (Red/Orange)
  •  Whole Grains
  •  Meat/Meat Alternate
  •  Vegetables (Red/Orange)

Pan Release Spray, Vegetable Oil, #2514
25  second spray
Dough, Pizza Rounds, 6", WGR, #1201
50  crusts
Sauce, Spaghetti, No Meat, #2824
1  quart + 2 1/4 cups
Cheese, Mozzarella, Shredded, USDA
4  pounds + 11  ounces
Pizza Topping, Pepperoni, Sliced, #1056
1  pound + 9  ounces


Spray sheet pans with the pan release spray.


Lay 8 pizza crusts on the pan. Allow the crusts to thaw for about 10-15 minutes.


Use a 1-ounce ladle to spoon the sauce and spread it over the crust.


Use a #12 scoop to portion 1½ ounces of mozzarella cheese on half of the sauce and spread it around. Do not put the cheese on the edge of the crust.


Top the cheese with 7 slices of pepperoni on each pizza.


Bake the pizzas at 425 degrees F for 6-10 minutes, or until the edges of the crust are golden brown.

CCP: Heat to 165 degrees F or higher for at least 15 seconds at the completion of the cooking process.


Portion 1 pizza per serving. Each portion provides 3¼ oz. eq. of whole grain, 2 oz. eq. of meat/meat alternate, and 1/8 cup of red/orange vegetable.

CCP: Hold and maintain at a minimum of 135 degrees F or higher. Check temperature every 30 minutes. Leftovers should be covered, labeled and dated. Quick chill within 2 hours to 70 degrees F or lower and from 70 to 41 degrees F within an additional 2 hours.

Production Notes

For variety, add pepperoni slices, cooked sausage, vegetables, etc.
If changes are made in ingredients, check crediting information and recalculate the nutritional analysis. Refer to USDA FNS Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for quantities to purchase if the recipe is altered.

Use USDA Foods products when available.

Nutrients Per Serving
31.69 g
Dietary Fiber
2.68 g
19.92 g
790.00 mg
Total Fat
14.54 g
Sat. Fat
6.40 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g