Natasha’s Kitchen: Perfect Pizza Dough
If you want to make the perfect pizza at home, it all starts with the dough! Natasha’s Kitchen has a recipe that will make the perfect crust every time; crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Follow these steps to make your own homemade pizza dough.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp active dry yeast
- 1 1/4 cups warm water (105-110°F)
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
- Add the warm water and olive oil to the bowl and mix with a wooden spoon or spatula until a shaggy dough forms.
- Knead the dough for 7-10 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
- Form the dough into a ball and place it in a greased bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and a damp towel, then let it rise in a warm place for about an hour, or until it has doubled in size.
- Punch the dough down and divide it into two equal portions for two 12-inch pizzas, or four equal portions for four 8-inch pizzas.
- Roll out the dough on a floured surface to the desired thickness and shape. Add your toppings and bake in a preheated oven at 425°F for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the crust is golden brown.
- Serve and enjoy your delicious homemade pizza!
- Serving size: 1 slice (1/8 of a 12-inch pizza)
- Calories: 128
- Total Fat: 3g
- Saturated Fat: 0.5g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 198mg
- Total Carbohydrate: 22g
- Dietary Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 0.5g
- Protein: 3g