Beef on Weck Pizza

Beef on Weck Pizza
Courtesy of Trent Groothuis, The Greathouse of Pizza, Casey, Illinois
Recipe type: Pizza
  • 14” pizza dough skin (We suggest a pan dough or any dough with a larger bready outer crust)
  • 1 cup horseradish cream sauce (recipe below)
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 5 ounces cheddar cheese
  • 10 ounces thinly sliced medium rare roast beef (we use our homemade Italian beef)
  • 1½ ounces sliced onions
  • 1 medium sized thinly sliced tomato
  • Melted butter
  • Kosher salt
  • Caraway seeds
  1. Spread cream sauce evenly over dough. Make sure to leave a large raised outer rim.
  2. Brush melted butter over raised outer rim of the dough.
  3. Sprinkle kosher salt and caraway seeds liberally over the entire raised dough rim.
  4. Sprinkle ¼ the mozz cheese over the cream sauce.
  5. Add the sliced beef evenly over the cheese and sauce.
  6. Evenly layer the sliced tomatoes and onions over the beef.
  7. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the beef and tomatoes/onions and then add remainder of the mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake until the crust and cheese are golden brown.
  9. Once the pie is done baking, lightly sprinkle with caraway seeds.
  10. Serve with a side of Au-Jus and a couple dill pickle spears

Horseradish Cream Sauce
Recipe type: Sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 2 cups prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  1. Melt butter in a saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Mix flour with butter to make a roux. Cook for a couple minutes, stirring frequently. Do not brown the flour.
  3. Add cream and continue to stir.
  4. Turn heat down to low and add garlic, horseradish, mustard, salt and pepper.
  5. Continue to simmer and stir frequently until it becomes a thick consistency similar to an Alfredo sauce.