Copycat Imo’s St.Louis Style Pizza with No Yeast, No rest Crust

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May 20, 2019

This copycat St.Louis style pizza is made with a no yeast, no rest crust, a raw tomato sauce and that famous tangy provel cheese for an irresistible pizza pie!!


  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons water
  • 10 ounces crushed tomato
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon crushed basil + more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed oregano + more for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 1/2 cups provel cheese, shredded (about 3/4 pound)


  1. Place a pizza stone in the oven and preheat to 550 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together, tomato puree, tomato paste, sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, basil, garlic powder and oregano. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, whisk flour, remaining salt and baking powder.
  4. In a liquid measuring cup, whisk water, oil and corn syrup. Mix into flour mixture until combined. Gently knead to bring together.
  5. Split the dough in two equal pieces and roll each piece out to make a 12 inch pie.
  6. Transfer to a pizza wheel covered in cornmeal. Spread half the sauce on each pizza and cover with desired toppings. Sprinkle with a little basil, oregano and kosher salt to taste.
  7. Bake on pizza stone for 8-10 minutes until crust is crisp and cheese is melted, bubbly and golden brown.
  8. Cool for a few minutes before slicing.

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