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Pizza Dough

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This pizza dough recipe can be made a few days in advance and left in the fridge until you are ready to use it. This is a basic lean dough that’s used for thin crust pizzas and is often associated with Neapolitan and New York style pizza.
Ingredients
  Hot water 270 Gram (100 degree F)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  High gluten flour 453 Gram
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, combine water, sugar, and yeast. Mix well and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
2. Grease a bowl with olive oil and set it aside.

MAKING
3. In a separate bowl, add flour and salt. Mix well.
4. In a large mixing bowl, combine dry and wet mixture. Using a mixer, knead just to combine. Let it rest for 5 minutes. Then, knead the dough for 5 minutes.
5. On lightly floured counter top, transfer the dough and knead well with your hands.
6. Into the greased bowl, place the dough and apply some olive oil on top of dough to prevent drying. Cover the bowl with damp cloth and keep it in a warm place to rise for 1- 1 ½ hours or until double in size.
7. Punch the dough to release the air, and transfer it to a lightly floured counter top. Knead again.
8. Cut dough into four equal half, put it in a ziplock pack and pop it in refrigerator for an hour.

SERVING
9. Roll dough, top it with your favorite topping, bake and serve hot.

TIPS
You can keep the dough into the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Kneading
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Easy
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