- 1 package active dry yeast(about 2 1/4 teaspoons)
- 5 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 1/4 cups cold water
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoons salt
Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients and mix them with water and oil. knead with your hands until it is smooth and elastic. Let it rise for an hour. Find a clean surface and sprinkle flour and roll your dough or roll it on the pan you are going to use to bake.
Pizza sauce Ingredients:
1(6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 1/2 cups water
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
salt to taste
1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
1/2 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
Mix together the tomato paste, water, and olive oil. Mix well. Add garlic, salt and pepper to taste, oregano, basil, and rosemary. Mix well and let stand several hours to let flavors blend. No cooking necessary, just spread on dough.
You can top your pizza any way you like.
Bake the pizza in a 450 degree oven for 10 - 14 minute.
I hope you enjoy your pizza!