Pizza Dough for Thin Crust Pizza

Steps on how to prepare a Pizza Dough for Thin Crust Pizza recipe

Time

1 hour 15 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

610.1

    Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (may substitute whole wheat flour for 1 cup of the all-purpose)
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cornmeal, for sprinkling

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Mix a little sugar into the warm water.

  2. 2. STEP

    Sprinkle yeast on top.

  3. 3. STEP

    Wait for 10 minutes or until it gets all foamy.

  4. 4. STEP

    Pour into a large bowl.

  5. 5. STEP

    Add flour, salt, olive oil.

  6. 6. STEP

    Combine.

  7. 7. STEP

    Knead for 6-8 minutes until you have a moderately stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (add a bit more flour if you need to).

  8. 8. STEP

    Cover and let rest for 20-30 minutes.

  9. 9. STEP

    Lightly grease two 12-inch pizza pans.

  10. 10. STEP

    Sprinkle with a little bit of cornmeal.

  11. 11. STEP

    Divide dough in half.

  12. 12. STEP

    Place each half on a pizza pan and pat it with your fingers until it stretches over the whole pan.

  13. 13. STEP

    Try to make it thicker around the edge.

  14. 14. STEP

    If desired, pre-bake at 425 F for 10 minutes (I dont always do this).

  15. 15. STEP

    Then spread with pizza sauce and use the toppings of your choice.

  16. 16. STEP

    Bake at 425 F for 10-20 minutes longer or until bubbly and hot.

  17. 17. STEP

    Makes 2 12-inch pizzas.

  18. 18. STEP

    If you dont want to use all the dough, you can freeze it.

  19. 19. STEP

    Take a portion of dough, form into a ball, rub olive oil over it and place it in a freezer bag (the oil makes it easier to take out of the bag).

  20. 20. STEP

    When you want to make a pizza, take dough out of freezer and allow to thaw before using.

    Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (may substitute whole wheat flour for 1 cup of the all-purpose)
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon olive oil
  • cornmeal, for sprinkling

    Tags

    BREADS

    VEGAN

    LOW CHOLESTEROL

    HEALTHY

    KID FRIENDLY

    WEEKNIGHT

    OVEN

    < 4 HOURS

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