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This homemade Pizza Dough recipe might just give your favorite pizza parlor's crust a run for its money! Once you learn how to make pizza dough, you'll never turn to a store-bought pizza base again.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
stand:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
1-1/2 pounds dough
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl combine 1-1/4 cups of the flour, the yeast, and salt; add warm water and oil. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl. Beat on high speed 3 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in enough remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (6 to 8 minutes total). Divide dough in half. Cover; let rest for 10 minutes.

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough:

Prepare as directed, except use only the 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour mixed with the yeast and salt. Using a wooden spoon, stir in as much of 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 cups whole wheat flour as you can. Knead in remaining whole wheat flour to make a moderately stiff dough that is smooth and elastic (6 to 8 minutes total). Continue as directed.Nutrition per serving: same as above except 168 calories, 5 g protein, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g total fat, 3 g fiber, 98 mg potassium, 95 iron

Nutrition Facts

175 calories; fat 4g; carbohydrates 30g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 4g; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 2.6mg; folate 92.7mcg; sodium 147mg; potassium 51mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 1.8mg.
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