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Pizza Crust (Standard)

Pizza Crust (Standard)

This basic pizza crust is easy to make, light and tasty. Prepare it in advance and use it as a base for our pizza recipes.

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Servings
2 slices
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
303 0mg 0.2g 59g
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Course Veggie Main Courses
Cuisine Italian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 90 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg yeast (active dry)
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 C water (warm)
  • 2 1/2 C flour (unbleached all purpose)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cornmeal (medium grind)
Course Veggie Main Courses
Cuisine Italian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 90 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg yeast (active dry)
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 C water (warm)
  • 2 1/2 C flour (unbleached all purpose)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cornmeal (medium grind)
Servings
2 slices
Calories Cholesterol Sat Fat Carbs
303 0mg 0.2g 59g
Recipe Chef Pamela Kurp
Instructions
  1. Mix the yeast, sugar and warm water in a large bowl; allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes; stir in the flour, olive oil and salt.
    Mix the yeast, sugar and warm water in a large bowl; allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes; stir in the flour, olive oil and salt.
  2. Knead the dough for 5 minutes; form into a large ball and return to the large (greased) bowl; flip over the ball, cover the bowl with a towel, and allow the dough to rise for one hour in a warm area.
    Knead the dough for 5 minutes; form into a large ball and return to the large (greased) bowl; flip over the ball, cover the bowl with a towel, and allow the dough to rise for one hour in a warm area.
  3. Punch down the dough; roll out the dough and spread it onto cookie sheets / pizza pans coated with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkled with the cornmeal. Cover the dough and allow it to rise for another 30 minutes.
    Punch down the dough; roll out the dough and spread it onto cookie sheets / pizza pans coated with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkled with the cornmeal. Cover the dough and allow it to rise for another 30 minutes.
  4. Press the dough out into the corners of the pan(s); top with pizza ingredients and bake according to the pizza recipe instructions, or partially bake fat 375 degrees for 5 minutes or until lightly browned on the bottom.
    Press the dough out into the corners of the pan(s); top with pizza ingredients and bake according to the pizza recipe instructions, or partially bake fat 375 degrees for 5 minutes or until lightly browned on the bottom.
Recipe Notes

This recipe makes two crusts. Cover and refrigerate for up to one week, or freeze for up to six months.

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