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Ingredients

  • Dough:
  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps salt
  • 1 1/3 cups warm water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 packet yeast
  • 3 tbsps vegetable oil
  • Sauce:
  • 1 can or jar of tomatoes
  • choice of oregano
  • basl
  • thyme
  • garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • powdered onions
  • Toppings:
  • Pepperoni
  • sausage
  • shredded cheese
  • hot peppers
  • bacon
  • seafood
  • vegetables
  • leftover bbq chicken

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Mix together 3 3/4 cups flour and 1 1/2 tsps salt together.

Make a well and add 1 1/3 cups warm water, 1 packet yeast and 1 tbsp sugar.

Step 2

Let sit about half an hour.

When foamy, mix in 3 tbsps vegetable oil.

Step 3

Knead until smooth about 5 minutes.

Brush with a little oil, cover in a bowl and let rise until doubled in size, at least 2 hours.

Step 4

Pour tomatoes into blender and add optional spices.

Simmer on low for about an hour to thicken sauce.

Step 5

Divide the dough for two pizzas.

Roll out and cover the base of pizza stone or tray.

Step 6

Poke the dough a couple of times with a fork for more even cooking and less bubbles.

Brush on a little olive oil or butter and put in oven at 400 degrees for a few minutes until right before crust begins to turn brown.

Take out of oven and spread on 1 cup of pizza sauce.

Step 7

Layer with cheeses and toppings.

Continue baking until cheese browned.

Only use vegetable oil. Dough won't rise with olive oil.

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Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil

Method

  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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