This is a recipe that gives you an easy way to make a pizza crust, which can have different kinds of toppings as you would like.
Many people would love to make pizza at home but they get stymied when it comes to the crust. It is felt that making the pizza crust would be a difficult and time taking affair. For that reason many people opt to get it from the store or simply order in the pizza from the pizza outlets. However, healthy and simple pizza can be made at home, easily with this recipe for an easy pizza crust.
- A package of dry yeast, about one fourth of an ounce
- A teaspoon of white sugar
- A cup of warm water
- Two and a half cups of bread flour
- Two tablespoons of olive oil
- A teaspoon of salt
How to Prepare?
You need to preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. You need to dissolve the sugar and yeast in warm water. It will become creamy when you allow it to stand for about ten minutes. After that, stir in the oil, the salt and the flour. Beat the mixture till it becomes smooth. Let it rest for an interval of five minutes. Turn the dough out on a floured surface. Pat the dough into a round and roll it out. Transfer the round crust onto a greased pan for baking. Dust it with corn meal. You can then spread out the toppings of your desire. The oven needs to be preheated. In this oven bake the pizza for about fifteen to twenty minutes. The pizza will turn brown on the edges of the crust. Take the pizza out and let it cool on the rack for about five minutes.
Versatile Topping Choices
There can be different types of toppings that you can opt for. You need to first create the base with tomato puree or tomato sauce. To that add in sautéed onions, capsicum, bell peppers, mushrooms and other vegetables like baby corn and others as you like. You might even add on bits of ham or chicken slices or even tuna. Once this is done, add shredded cheese on top. You can then add the pizza to the oven and bake as instructed. To make the pizza a diet friendly affair, replace the cheese with a low fat version and the pizza crust can be made with whole-wheat flour. This kind of a pizza will surely be great to make at home and an easy one. The nutritional benefits are greater of a home bake pizza than that of a pizza outlet. Check out some more easy to make pizza recipes from this link Yummy Pizza Recipes You can Easily Make at Home. As children love to have pizza any time, why not choose to make it at home? You can add on bits and pieces of the right vegetables, which they will eagerly devour on the pizza crust. It will make a wholesome meal for them and not be another junk snack item they are having outside at a fast food joint.