Homemade Everyday Pizza

Glenda Purvis

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@photolady63

You know those nights when you're tired but you want a pizza and don't want to pay for home delivery? And why should you! This recipe is tried and true - easy to make - well, depending on your choice of toppings! - and quick for when your spouse and/or children are clamoring for dinner and you're beat from a day of work. Simple, tasty, economical, and guaranteed to be eaten - what a combo! Your home-ec teacher would applaud you for a lesson well learned.


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Serves:

3 starving, 4 hungry

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

DOUGH

1 c
warm water
1 pkg
of active dry yeast or 2 tsp. active dry yeast
1 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
oil
2 1/4 c
flour

SAUCE

8 oz
can of tomato sauce
1 1/2 Tbsp
of fresh oregano or 2 tsps. dried organo
1 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
garlic powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast in the warm water. Sprinkle a scant amount of sugar over the top to help the yeast bloom.
2
While this is happening, gather together the other ingredients and put in the same bowl. Stir vigorously with a sturdy spoon 20 times. If the dough gets too thick, get your hands in there and do some mix/kneading for about half a minute.
3
Let the dough rest for at LEAST five minutes.
4
Preheat oven to 425°.
5
While the dough is resting, make your sauce by mixing all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
6
Prepare toppings of your choosing.
7
Now that your dough has rested for a bit, shape on a greased 15” pizza round, or pat into a greased 9 x 13” pan. I like fluting my edges, similar to a pie crust, just so I have a kind of “handle” to hold my pizza in my hands.
8
Now add the sauce and your desired toppings, pop in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes.
9
Let cool for about 5 minutes. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pizza
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids