Traditional Pizza Dough Recipe

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Traditional Pizza Dough
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  1. -In a large bowl pour warm water and sugar.
  2. -Stir to dissolve sugar.
  3. -Add yeast and gently stir until yeast is dissolved.
  4. -Let mixture sit for around 15 min to activate yeast.
  5. -Add oil and salt and gently stir.
  6. -Add one cup of flour and mix.
  7. -Add second cup of flour and mix until sticky.
  8. -Add third cup of flour and mix until dough becomes thick.
  9. -Place the dough on a floured board and gradually knead in the remaining flour.
  10. -Dust with extra flour and continue kneading until dough becomes firm. About 10 min.
  11. -Kneading is complete when you have a smooth silky ball of dough. It's better to over knead then to under knead.
  12. -Grease a large bowl with a little olive oil.
  13. -Place dough in the bowl turning once to coat the dough with oil.
  14. -Cover with a dish towel and place it in a warm spot in your kitchen for about 2 hrs allowing the dough to double in size.
  15. -Take the dough out of the bowl and cut in half and roll the two balls.
  16. -With a rolling pin roll out the desired size and thickness and place on greased baking pan or pizza paddle.
  17. -Cover and let sit in a warm place again for another hr.
  18. -Add your favorite toppings.
  19. -Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees
  20. -Cook the pizza for around 10-15 min until the crust is golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1068.09 Kcal (4472 kJ)
Calories from fat 158.29 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.59g 27%
Sodium 1173.51mg 49%
Potassium 302.35mg 6%
Total Carbs 195.48g 65%
Sugars 3.92g 16%
Dietary Fiber 8.47g 34%
Protein 26.44g 53%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 57.1mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 235.7 Kcal (987 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.88g 27%
Sodium 258.97mg 49%
Potassium 66.72mg 6%
Total Carbs 43.14g 65%
Sugars 0.87g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 34%
Protein 5.83g 53%
Iron 0.6mg 14%
Calcium 12.6mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 22
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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