This is part one of three recipes for pizza. Tomorrow will be homemade pizza sauce!
Whole Wheat Pizza Dough-adapted from The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook by Erin Chase
Total Time: 75 Minutes
Makes one 16 inch thick crust pizza (6 servings)
- 1 cup lukewarm water
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 cups white flour
- 1 packet active dry yeast
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
In a mixing bowl, combine the water and one cup of the white flour. Add in yeast, sugar, salt and oil. whisk together to make a "spongy" dough. Let sit for 10 to 15 minutes.
Add the remaining two cups of flour and stir with a wodden spoon. When the dough becomes too thick, knead it by hand 6-8 minutes. Knead in seasonings and Parmesan cheese. Place in a greased bowl for 45 minutes to 1 hour to rise.