Homemade Pizza Dough

3 reviews

The foundation of your favorite night of the week...Pizza night!

Camille U.
Camille U.

22 minutes

Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

1 hour

Resting time

785 cal.

Per serving


Make sure you have...

Water (1.5 cups), 
Kosher salt (2 tsp)


Oven, Parchment paper, Mixing bowl, Kitchen towel, Sheet Tray


Yeast (dry)
Sugar (granulated)
Flour (all-purpose)

Step 1

In a small bowl, dissolve the sugar & yeast in 1/2 cup of warm water. Set it aside for 5 min. Add 1/2 cup of flour. Stir & set aside for another 10 min.

Olive oil
Kosher salt

Step 2

In a medium bowl, combine the salt, oil & the rest of the water. Whisk or mix it all together.

Step 3

Add the yeast mixture to the bowl of oil & water. Stir.

Flour (all-purpose)

Step 4

Add the rest of the flour to the bowl. Mix with your hands until it comes together into a ball.

Step 5

Transfer the ball of dough to a lightly floured surface. Knead as you turn the dough over for 10-15 min. It should be smooth & springy!

Step 6

Grease a large bowl with oil. Add the pizza dough. Turn the dough over in the oil. Tightly cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Set the bowl in a warm place for 60 min, or until it triples in volume.

Step 7

Remove the plastic wrap & punch down the dough. Form the dough into a ball again.

Step 8

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lightly flour a pizza pan or baking sheet. Stretch & roll out the dough into the shape of your pan. Pinch the edges to form a crust.

Step 9

Top the dough with your favorite sauce & toppings.

Step 10

Bake for 10 min at 450°F.

Step 11

It's pizza time!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy785 cal.
Fat16 g
Carbohydrates141 g
Protein20 g
Fiber8 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Homemade Pizza Dough" contains 785 Energy, 16 g of Fat, 141 g of Carbohydrates, 20 g of Protein, 8 g of Fiber.

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