Homemade Pizza

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Sara Andrea

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@Sara_Andrea

Homemade pizza is just better! Family recipe adapted from when my sister took Home Ec her 8th grade year. For my WW friends, 8SP when divided by 8 (5SP if no cheese). When divided by 6, 11 SP (7SP if no cheese).

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Serves:
4-8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CRUST

  • 1 c
    lukewarm water
  • 1 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1 1/2+ c
    flour, enough to make the dough firm enough to handle
  • SAUCE

  • 8 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 6 oz
    can tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar

How to Make Homemade Pizza

Step-by-Step

  1. To Make Crust: Mix water and yeast, let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in sugar, salt, and shortening. Mix well. Add 1 1/2 cups flour, more if needed to make the dough firm enough to handle. Kneed until smooth. Flatten, pull, and stretch to fit pizza round. (I use a baking stone and roll it out directly on the stone.) Let rise 5 minutes.
  2. To Make Sauce: Mix all sauce ingredients in a small sauce plan. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer. Simmer until flavors blend, about 10 minutes.
  3. To Make Pizza: Pour sauce onto crust, spread evenly over pizza all the way to the edge. Add favorite toppings. Tip: Put the cheese over the rest of the toppings. When the cheese melts it keeps your toppings from rolling off. Bake for 25 minutes in a 425 degree oven.

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About Homemade Pizza

Course/Dish: Pizza
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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