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homemade pizza

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

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).

yield 4 -8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade pizza

  • 1 c
    lukewarm water
  • 1 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2+ c
    flour, enough to make the dough firm enough to handle
  • 8 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 6 oz
    can tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make homemade pizza

  • 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.