4.84 from 6 votes
Review Recipe

NO FAIL PIZZA DOUGH (AND HOMEMADE SAUCE!)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Every Friday our family has pizza and movie night. We hardly ever get takeout pizza as my kids prefer the pizza I make from home!
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Ingredients

DOUGH:
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 to 4 cups all-purpose flour or half all-purpose half whole wheat
SAUCE:
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes, drained well
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt

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Instructions

DOUGH:
  1. Mix the yeast and water in a small bowl, cover and let stand for about 5-10 minutes.
  2. Mix the oil, honey, salt and yeast mixture in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the 3 cups of flour, a cup at a time. If the dough seems too wet, start at the fourth cup, ¼ cup at a time. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead until moderately stiff, about six minutes.
  3. Lightly grease two pizza pans with oil. Roll out the dough and stretch to fill the pans.
  4. Let the dough rise while you make the sauce.
BASIC PIZZA SAUCE
  1. Put the tomatoes in a sieve and push the juice out with a spoon. Put the drained tomatoes in a food processor or blender and pulse to crush them.
  2. Pour the tomatoes into a bowl and mix in the oregano, oil and salt.
  3. Now that you have the basics down, you can have fun creating your own pizza toppings.
  4. (I usually bake at 420 for 10-15 minutes or just until browned.)
Nutrition Information
Calories: 210, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 734mg, Potassium: 395mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 4.8%, Vitamin C: 23.2%, Calcium: 7.2%, Iron: 12.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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