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Quick Pizza Dough

November/December 1996, July/August 1996

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (87 votes)

In less time than you can drive to the store and back, this homemade pizza dough is ready.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I subbed WW pastry flour and regular yeast (let sit for the same amount of time- 15 minutes). Added fresh rosemary and Italian seasoning. It made a flavorful, crisp and slightly chewy thin crust- awesome! So fast and simple. Worked great...
Quick Pizza Dough Recipe

Makes: 1 pound dough (6 servings)

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package quick-rising yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup water

Preparation

  1. Pulse flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a food processor until mixed.
  2. Heat oil and water in a small saucepan or in a glass measuring cup in the microwave to between 120 and 130°F. With the processor on, gradually pour the warm liquid through the feed tube. (If the mixture is too dry, add 1 or 2 tablespoons warm water.) Process until the dough forms a ball, then process for 1 minute to knead.
  3. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: The dough can be made ahead, enclosed in a plastic bag and stored in the refrigerator overnight. Bring to room temperature before using.

Nutrition

Per serving: 151 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 1 g fiber; 390 mg sodium; 65 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (19% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 starch



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