Pizza


  Let’s face it. Sometimes I just want pizza. Unfortunately, pizza from most restaurants does not make me feel very good (nor is it made with all whole foods). Although homemade pizza may seem a little daunting to make, it really isn’t that difficult. This took me about 20 minutes to put together and then 25 minutes to bake. The options for toppings/types of pizza are endless so make your favorite!

 

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Homemade Pizza

Crust:

2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 T yeast
1/2 tsp salt
~1 cup very warm water

Mix ingredients together. Knead for 2-3 minutes (I just kneaded mine in the bowl with my hands…keeps it easy and less messy!).
Let rest in bowl for about 10 minutes. Pat out onto pizza pan. (Makes: 1 crust)

Spread dough with sauce (pizza sauce, pesto, or hummus all work well).
Top with desired toppings. Here are a few ideas:

  • Browned hamburger with onions, green peppers, olives, and cheese
  • Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella or feta cheese
  • Sausage, veggies, and cheese
  • Hummus sauce loaded with veggies
  • Cooked chicken and veggies with BBQ sauce
  • Cooked chicken and veggies with pesto sauce
  • BLT pizza

Bake at 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and cheese is melted.

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