Yeast Dough for Pizza Crust

Pizza dough can be used to make not only pizza, but also calzone, stromboli, and breadsticks. This recipe is enough for 2 medium-size round pizzas.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package yeast
  • 3 oz. warm water
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup cool water
  • 1½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Combine yeast with the warm water, sugar, and ½ cup of the flour. Let sit 10 minutes.
  • Add olive oil, cool water, salt, and 1 cup flour. Combine with a wooden spoon. Add remaining cup of flour; mix to form dough. Knead dough on a floured board for 5 minutes, adding flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  • Place dough in oiled bowl; cover. Let rise for 1 hour in a warm place. Punch down dough and divide in half. Roll the halves into balls and let rise, covered, for 1 hour. Dough is then ready to roll or stretch into pizza rounds, top, and bake.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package yeast
  • 3 oz. warm water
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup cool water
  • 1½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Combine yeast with the warm water, sugar, and ½ cup of the flour. Let sit 10 minutes.
  • Add olive oil, cool water, salt, and 1 cup flour. Combine with a wooden spoon. Add remaining cup of flour; mix to form dough. Knead dough on a floured board for 5 minutes, adding flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  • Place dough in oiled bowl; cover. Let rise for 1 hour in a warm place. Punch down dough and divide in half. Roll the halves into balls and let rise, covered, for 1 hour. Dough is then ready to roll or stretch into pizza rounds, top, and bake.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium220mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars1g
Protein2g