Easy Pizza Dough Recipe Anyone Can Make

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Easy Pizza Dough Recipe anyone can make.  Who wants to learn how to make their own pizza dough? We really don’t want to run to get pizza if we can make it at home! I think most of us have some sort of tomato sauce, tomato paste, pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce. All we have to do is add a little Italian Seasoning to the tomato base and we are good to go. I try to stock one or two small bags of sliced pepperoni in the freezer for when I want to make a pizza and for a certain salad I make. I really like knowing what is in my pizza dough…..

I use the following items from my pantry or freezer to make a pizza (the toppings are all optional items)

Pizza Dough and Toppings

1. flour, SAF yeast, salt, water and olive oil for the dough

2. tomato sauce, pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce

3. pepperoni

4. freeze-dried onions (reconstituted)

5. freeze-dried mushrooms (reconstituted)

6. freeze-dried bell peppers (reconstituted)

7. freeze-dried sausage (freezer-then reconstituted)

8. cheese: freshly grated, frozen, freeze-dried (reconstituted)

9. freeze-dried chicken (reconstituted) I use my favorite barbecue sauce with the chicken

10. dehydrated cilantro

11. dehydrated tomatoes (put under the sauce before adding cheese)

12. bacon-freezer

13. anything fresh from the garden if in season-basil for sure

14. pineapple

15. olives

Easy Pizza Dough Recipe

Pizza Dough Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Ingredients
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons SAF instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1-1/4 cup warm water
  • 1-14- ounce jar pizza sauce or an equal amount of homemade sauce
  • 3-4 cups grated mozzarella
  • sliced pepperoni
  • chopped veggies like onions, bell peppers, or olives
Instructions
  1. Start getting your coals ready, they need to be hot and ready to cook. I use 8-9 coals below the 12-inch Dutch Oven. I use 14-16 coals on top of the lid. So, start with kindling to get 20 briquettes ready.
  2. Mix the dough by hand and make a circle the best you can to fit a 12-inch Dutch oven. Grease the Dutch oven or use a disposable liner. I like to cook one side of the pizza dough then flip it over to cook a little more. I then add the sauce, meats, and veggies. When the pizza is done I remove it from the coals and add the cheese. Put the lid back on and let it melt/cook for 5 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  3. You can also bake this pizza in your oven on a greased pizza pan at 350 degrees for 20-40 minutes depending on how much cheese you put on it.

Dough in a jar by Linda

My favorite pan

Lodge pan

4 thoughts on “Easy Pizza Dough Recipe Anyone Can Make

  • December 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm
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    Thank you for sharing this recipe! I know my girls and I will love making it (and eating it). 🙂

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    • December 12, 2013 at 9:32 am
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      Hi Emily, I hope you enjoy making it with your girls and eating it too! Hugs! Linda

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  • September 17, 2019 at 9:49 pm
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    Sugar is listed as an ingredient but no instructions for it. Surprised no one caught it.

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    • September 18, 2019 at 6:39 am
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      HI Greg, the recipe says to place all the ingredients except the pizza sauce, cheese, etc. into a bread mixer. I hope this helps, Linda

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