Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

Don't waste time and money on delivery when you can make it at home!

Mandi Lynn


  1. 1 Teaspoon Yeast Instant
  2. 2 Teaspoons Salt Coarse
  3. 1 Teaspoon Garlic Dried
  4. 1 Teaspoon Basil Dried
  5. 1 1/2 Cups Water
  6. 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil , divided
  7. 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  8. 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  9. 3 cloves Garlic , chopped
  10. of 1 Tin tomatoes chopped
  11. 1 Tablespoon basil
  12. To Taste salt pepper and


135 mins
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    In a large mixing bowl, combine yeast, salt, garlic, and basil along with water and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir until combined.

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    Add in the flour one cup at a time, stirring and then kneading when dough becomes stiff.

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    Knead until all ingredients are well combined. If the dough is sticky, add extra flour by the spoonful until it becomes smooth.

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    Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the bottom of the bowl and turn dough until it is oiled on all sides.

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    Cover bowl with a wet tea towel and leave in a warm area to rise for 2 hours.

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    To make the sauce, heat olive oil and add chopped garlic until fragrant. Add chopped tomatoes and spices, stir, and leave to simmer about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until a thick sauce forms.

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    Once dough has risen, heat oven to 500F. Divide dough into two portions, spread out with hands, and top with sauce and desired toppings.

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    Thicker pizzas, or pizzas with more toppings will take approximately 12-15 minutes. Thin pizzas will take as little as 8 minutes to finish.

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