Pizza, Pizza

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1 cup plus 2 T. water (70° to 80°)
2 T. grated Parmesan cheese
2 T. olive oil
1-1/2 t. Italian seasoning
1 t. sugar
1 t. salt
3 cups all-purpose flour
2-1/2 t. active dry yeast
1 T. cornmeal
1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce (I use Ragu)
~4 cups (16 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
toppings of your choice

In a mixer with a dough hook, mix together water, Parmesan, olive oil, Italian seasoning, sugar, salt, flour and yeast.  Mix it for about 7-8 minutes.  Cover the mixer and let the dough rise for about 30 minutes.  Remove from bowl.

Roll into a 14-in. circle. Sprinkle a greased pizza pan with cornmeal. Transfer dough to prepared pan. Spread sauce over the dough, sprinkle with cheese and toppings.

Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Holly's Note:
I found the original recipe in my Simple & Delicious magazine.  As with most things, I modified it!  It made one, cookie sheet size pizza that I thought was a little thick.  I think that I will split the dough into two thinner sized crusts next time.  This was a huge hit with my picky eater.

The original recipe called for mixing the dough in a breadmaker, which you certainly could do. I just mixed it in my kitchen aid with a dough hook.  

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  1. I love pizza so much. It's possibly one of my favorite foods... yummy!

  2. Yummy! Your picture sealed the deal for my undecided dinner for tonight. Thanks!!!

  3. there's nothing better than homemade pizza, and this dough sounds so good!

  4. I love eating pizza but till date could not attempt to make.....your recipe has inspired me thanks :)

  5. That looks wonderful. It looks like a pizza that everyone would like.

  6. I have not made homemade pizza in YEARS, bu have been in the mood to try again lately. Yours looks so good!


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