Pizza Recipes

The Perfect Pizza Dough: A Homemade Recipe

The Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

This homemade pizza dough recipe is the perfect base for your favorite pizza toppings. It’s easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients. The dough is soft and chewy, and it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt, sugar, and yeast. Stir to combine.
  2. Add the warm water and olive oil. Stir until the dough comes together.
  3. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-7 minutes, until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
  5. Punch down the dough and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide the dough into two equal pieces.
  6. Roll out each piece of dough into a 12-inch circle. Place the dough on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  7. Top with your favorite pizza toppings and bake at 425°F for 15-20 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 1/2 pizza
  • Calories: 300
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 8g