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HOMEMADE PIZZA

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Pizza is a favorite food of many people, and it is one of the dishes that can be easily prepared at home. Making pizza at home is a fun experience, as you can customize it to your liking and add the ingredients you prefer. It is also a great way to release pent-up energy and spend quality time with family and friends. Pizza is one of the most popular dishes in the world, and it is suitable for all ages. It is made from a simple dough that is covered with your favorite toppings, such as cheese, sauce, and add-ons. The ingredients of this recipe are simple and natural, which makes it a healthy option if you use healthy ingredients in the sauce and add-ons. For example, you can use fresh tomato sauce instead of canned sauce, and you can use fresh vegetables instead of unhealthy toppings like sausages. This recipe is easy to make, and it can be customized to your liking. Try it with your children and let them help you choose the ingredients and decorate the pizza.

homemade pizza

This recipe yields 4 homemade pizza crusts. It's quick and easy to follow, using simple ingredients and a stand mixer.
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Resting time1 hour 35 minutes
Total Time2 hours 15 minutes
Main Course
Italian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 440kcal

Equipment

1 Stand mixer
2 Mixing bowls
1 Fork
1 Baking sheets or pizza stone
1 Oven

Ingredients  

  • 2 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a stand mixer, combine sugar, yeast, and warm water. Allow it to sit for 10 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  • In a separate bowl, mix salt and flour together.
  • After 10 minutes, add vegetable oil to the yeast mixture, then turn on the mixer.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients until the dough forms. It should be easy to remove from the bowl but may stick to your fingers.
  • Let the dough rise in a greased bowl for about an hour or until it doubles in size.
  • Preheat the oven. Divide the dough into 4 parts and roll each part out into your desired pizza crust thickness.
  • Poke the dough with a fork and bake in the preheated oven until it’s half-baked.
  • Remove the partially baked crust from the oven. Add your favorite pizza sauce and toppings.
  • Put the pizza back in the oven and bake until the crust is golden brown and the toppings are cooked to your liking.
  • Allow the pizza to cool slightly before slicing and enjoying your delicious homemade creation!

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Notes

Ensure the yeast mixture becomes frothy before proceeding.
Let the dough rise until it doubles in size for optimal texture.
Customize toppings to personal preference.
Adjust baking time based on desired crust crispiness.

Nutrition

Serving: 4slices | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.05g | Sodium: 586mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 4mg

Disclaimer

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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