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For dough
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Lukewarm water 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs) (95-105°F)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
For tomato sauce
  Finely chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Canned low sodium tomatoes 32 Ounce, chopped (Undrained, 2 Cans, 16 Ounce Each)
  Low sodium tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried oregano 4 Teaspoon
  Dried sweet basil 2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
For topping
  Low sodium low fat cheese 8 Ounce
  Chopped green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lean ground beef/Low sodium homemade sausage browned and drained 1 Pound (Very Lean)

1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water in a bowl. Add oil and stir in flour. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead until smooth. Place dough in an oiled bowl, turning once to coat the surface.
2. Let rise until double in bulk, about 90 minutes. At this point dough can be punched down, refrigerated for a day or two, or frozen for future use.
3. Punch down and knead again for a few minutes.
4. Divide dough in half and pat into two oiled round 14-inch pizza pans.
5. Add tomato sauce (instructions below) and topping ingredients.
6. Bake in a preheated 400 F oven 20-25 minutes.
Sauce (prepare while dough is rising)
1. Saute onion in oil until soft and tender. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes more. Add remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Remove bay leaf. If a smoother sauce is desired, puree or put mixture through a sieve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3477 Calories from Fat 854

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g148.9%

Saturated Fat 21.5 g107.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260 mg86.7%

Sodium 590.9 mg24.6%

Total Carbohydrates 474 g158.1%

Dietary Fiber 45.1 g180.3%

Sugars 38.1 g

Protein 174 g347.9%

Vitamin A 135.3% Vitamin C 310.8%

Calcium 76.5% Iron 275.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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