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Homemade Pizza Recipe

Ingredients

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1 cup warm water (about 120°)
1 pkg. or 1 Tbsp. yeast
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. oil (olive oil is best, but you can use vegetable oil)
2 1/23 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Dissolve yeast in a bowl with warm water.
  2. Add sugar, salt, oil and spices (see below).
  3. Mix well.
  4. Gradually add flour to form stiff dough.
  5. Knead on a floured surface until smooth.
  6. Place in a greased bowl.
  7. Turn dough over to grease both sides.
  8. Cover and let rise until doubled. Makes 2 medium pizzas.

Add desired toppings and bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until crust is brown.

Optional Spices to add to dough:

2 tsp. garlic, crushed
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. oregano

For more easy pizza ideas, including ways to make the dough faster, check out our Homemade Pizza recipe post here.