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Whole Wheat Pizza

Ingredients
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105� to 115�)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry yeast 1 Teaspoon (1/2 package)
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Ground chuck 1⁄2 Pound
  Pizza sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed red pepper To Taste
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Fresh mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), sliced
  Green pepper 1 , sliced as thin rings
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 425°.

MAKING:
2. Take a medium sized mixing bowl and combine and mix together water, oil, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in it.
3. Sprinkle yeast over mixture.
4. Stir continuously until ingredients dissolve.
5. Gradually add flour, mixing well after each addition.
6. Prepare smooth dough and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.
7. Knead the dough for about 4 minutes or until it becomes smooth and elastic.
8. Take a bowl and coat it with cooking spray.
9. Shape the dough into ball and place it in the greased bowl, turning to grease top.
10. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
11. Take a 12-inch pizza pan and coat it with cooking spray; set aside.
12. Punch dough down.
13. Lightly coat hands with cooking spray, and pat dough evenly into pizza pan.
14. Bake at 425° for 5 minutes.
15. In a skillet, combine ground chuck and 1/2 tea spoon salt.
16. Cook over medium heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble.
17. Drain beef well on paper towels.
18. Leave ½ inch border around edges over the pizza crust, and spread evenly 1 cup pizza sauce on it.
19. Sprinkle 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese over top.
20. Spread meat over cheese on pizza crust.
21. Top the crust with mushrooms, green onions, and green pepper, if desired.
22. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes.
23. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.
24. Bake 5 minutes.
25. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper, if desired.

SERVING:
26. Serve whole wheat pizza immediately with tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pizza
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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