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Home-Made Pizza Dough

8 Oct

Did you know that Pizza is the number one favorite food in America?  You can never go wrong by serving pizza to a whole crowd of picky eaters!  It is so easy to make and you can freeze portion sizes for future use. This same recipe can be used for bread and rolls.  Enjoy!

Photo by: Susan T’s Kitchen

  • 1 yeast pkt
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 6 cups of flour (healthier version – 3 cups unbleached 3 cups whole wheat)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups warm water

In large mixing bowl, add yeast to warm water, combine flour , salt, and oil.  Mix well, and add more water or flour if needed.

  1. Sprinkle flour on clean counter and Knead the dough into a ball for Approx 10 minutes. Add flour if too sticky.
  2. Grease sides of a bowl and place your dough ball in it.
  3. Cover with a clean dish towel and place in a warm place for 1/2 hour.
  4. Knead again cover  and place in warm place for 3 hours until dough ball doubles in size.
  5. Sprinkle counter or large cutting board with flour
  6. Punch your dough down, and with a floured rolling-pin roll your dough flat into a large circle. You can stretch by gently pulling all around.
  7. Lightly sprinkle pizza pan with flour and place your dough on the pizza pan and stretch to fit.
  8. Add pizza sauce, cheese and your favorite toppings. Bake at 350 for 1/2 hour or until crust is slightly brown.
  • Make in advance – double or triple this recipe.  Knead and roll into 2-4 balls.  Coat with oil, place each dough ball  into freezer bag or plastic wrap and place into the freezer.    When needed, remove from freezer and thaw at room temperature place in a greased bowl.  Follow Steps 3-9.
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Cast Iron Pan Pizza

16 Jun

Here is something different to do besides using the pizza pan!  Cast iron pan pizza!  This is great for an outdoor pizza party and looks rustic on the table!Image

I make my own dough and will post that later.  But you can use prepared pizza dough found in most supermarkets such as Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods

You can find my Tomato Sauce with the Post Pasta and Vegan  Meatless Balls

Roll out your pizza dough on a floured board

Place in the cast iron pan

Top with tomato sauce

Mozzarella

Your favorite toppings

Pace in pre heated 400 degree oven

Bake approximately 20 minutes until cheese bubble and crust browns

Remove promptly

Be Careful the pan will be hot.

Let cool!

photo by: Susan T’s Kitchen

Cut and enjoy!

Let me know if you try this!

Give me some Pizza

15 Apr

Pizza

Awesome homemade pizza!

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