Health

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water (just slightly warmer than body temperature, about 110°)
  • 2 teaspoons (about 1 package) active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat or white flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

Preparation


1. Combine water, yeast, and sugar in a small bowl. Let stand about 10 minutes or until yeast begins to foam.

2. Combine flours and salt in bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook. Add yeast mixture and 2 teaspoons olive oil. Mix on low speed 2 to 3 minutes until dough has formed a ball and no longer feels sticky. Coat dough and insides of bowl with remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, about 1 hour or until doubled in size.

3. Refrigerate unused dough for up to 3 days in a zip-top plastic bag



    1 1/2 pounds dough (enough for 3 thin 12-inch pizzas, 12 servings)
  • Yield: 1 pizza (8 ounces)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 490
Fat per serving: 6g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3.5g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 15g
Carbohydrate per serving: 90g
Fiber per serving: 7g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Sodium per serving: 390mg
Rs per serving: 6.4g

Good to Know

This simple dough packs in 7 grams of heart-healthy fiber.