Create A Pizza Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

For crust
 Cornmeal1 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Dry yeast1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Warm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125°-1 30°F)
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Italian sausage/Ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Pizza sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Assorted vegetables1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped (Such As Mushroom Slices, Chopped Onion Or Chopped Green Bell Pepper)
 Shredded mozzarella cheese16 Ounce (2 Cups)
 Parmesan cheese1 Ounce, grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 548 Calories from Fat 287

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.6%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g75.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 92.9 mg

Sodium 980.4 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.5%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 30 g59.3%

Vitamin A 52.4% Vitamin C 7.5%

Calcium 45.6% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2. Grease a 15-inch round baking stone or sheet with oil and dust with cornmeal. Set aside.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt.
4. Stir in water and oil to form a dough.
5. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface
6. Knead with the back of your palm until soft and pliable.
7. Shape into a ball and return to the bowl.
8. Cover bowl and rest dough for 10 minutes.
9. Meanwhile in a skillet, sauté the sausages until lightly browned. Remove onto a platter and set aside.
10. Using flour dusted rolling pin, roll out dough into a 14-inch circle.
11. Transfer pizza base to the baking platter.
12. Smother pizza sauce evenly over the crust leaving 1/4 inch from the edge.
13. Top with sautéed sausage and vegetable toppings.
14. Cover with cheeses.
15. Place in the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until crust is lightly browned and cheeses have melted.

SERVING
16. Cut pizza into wedges
17. Serve using a pizza slice onto individual plates at the table.
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