Louisa’s Homemade Pizza Dough

Ingredients
2+ C                All Purpose Flour
2¼ teasp         Instant Yeast (1 packet)
1½ teasp         Sugar
1teasp              Salt
2 T                   Olive Oil
¾ C                 Warm Water (about 105-115 degrees)

Directions
Combine 1 C  flour, yeast, sugar and salt and stir together.
Add olive oil to water, and then stir into the flour.
Gradually add another CUP of flour. Add more flour slowly if needed to form a smooth, elastic ball. It should be slightly sticky, but workable.

Drizzle olive oil into another bowl. Place the ball of dough in it, coating it with the oil. Cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm location.

Allow to rise for about 30 minutes, or until doubled in size.
Preheat oven to 425.

Gently deflate the dough, and knead 3-5 times.
Use your hands or a rolling pin to roll out your pizza dough onto a piece of parchment paper.
Brush with oil and poke holes in the base with a fork.
Cover with sauce, cheese, and toppings.

Bake for 13-15 minutes.

Louisa Cutting Pizza

Join Louisa for a virtual pizza party via Facebook Live on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 4:30pm. She’ll be making a super easy pizza dough that is sure to be a mealtime hit. Use the recipe above so you can follow along with her! She’ll also be talking about wine pairings and some helpful gadgets she likes to have on hand when making this popular meal.