Whole Wheat Crust Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Active dry yeast15 Milliliter
 Warm water180 Milliliter
 Whole wheat pastry flour250 Milliliter
 Unbleached flour375 Milliliter
 Egg1
 Salt3 Milliliter
 Olive oil45 Milliliter

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2323 Calories from Fat 499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.7%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g42.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 1257.6 mg52.4%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.4 g117.8%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 63 g125.8%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 18% Iron 139.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a large mixing bowl dissolve the yeast in the water, let it rest for 10 minutes or until foamy.
Add and stir the whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup (125 ml) unbleached flour, the egg, salt and oil into a smooth paste.
Gradually knead in the remaining flour and continue to knead into a smooth ball.
Rest the dough for 15 minutes, divide into two.
Roll into rounds on a lightly floured surface.
Place into pizza pans, rest 15 minutes longer.
With finger tips press dough from centre to the edges until the pan is completely covered by the dough.
Dough is now ready for the sauce and toppings.
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