How to Make a Pizza - Easy Pizza

Professional chef and author, Cricket Azima for the Betty Crocker kitchens shares her secrets on how to make an Extra-Easy Pizza with your family. This great recipe starts with a light flakey crust and ends with customized toppings so that everyone has their favorite combo. Bon Appétit!

Ingredients

For extra easy pizza
Bisquick mix 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (original)
Hot water 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Pizza sauce 8 Ounce (1 can)
Pepperoni 3 1/2 Ounce , sliced (1 package)
Fresh mushroom 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced
Bell pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Mozarella cheese 6 Ounce , shredded
Cooking spray 1 Dash
For stuffed crust pizza
Bisquick mix 3 Cup (48 tbs) (original)
Hot water 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Pepperoni 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , diced
String cheese stick 4 , cut in half lengthwise (Colby
Italian cheese blend 2 Cup (32 tbs) , shredded
Fresh mushroom 1 Cup (16 tbs) , sliced
Green bell pepper 1 Small , chopped
Ripe olives 2 1/4 Ounce , drained, sliced (1 can)

Directions

For The Extra Easy Pizza

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

2. Grease a 12 inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

MAKING

3. In a bowl add bisquick mix and hot water. Stir around 20 times to mix into dough. Do not over mix.

4. Take the greased pizza pan and press the pizza dough over it evenly.

5. Spread the pizza sauce on it and top with the remaining ingredients with cheese being the last one.

6. Bake in the preheated oven for around 15 minutes or till the crust turns golden brown and the cheese bubbles.

7. Remove from the oven and let it sit for a few minutes before slicing it to serve.

For The Stuffed Crust Pepperoni Pizza

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

2. Spray a 12 inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

MAKING

3. In a bowl add bisquick mix, hot water and oil. Stir with a fork vigourously for around 20 times or till it forms soft dough. Let it stand for around 10 minutes.

4. On the greased pizza pan, press the dough evenly. Place the pepperoni along the edges. Put the string cheese over the pepperoni or overlapping it. Fold the pizza dough from the edge covering the pepperoni and cheese. Press to seal it. Bake for around 7 minutes.

5. Remove from the oven and spread pizza sauce. Sprinkle 1 cup Italian cheese and spread the remaining ½ cup pepperoni, mushrooms, bell pepper and olives. Finish with the remaining 1 cup of cheese.

6. Bake for around 12 minutes or until the crust turns golden brown and the cheese melts. Remove from the oven and let it sit for a few minutes before slicing to serve.

SERVING

In a serving plate serve the pizza slices hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 16

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 316Calories from Fat 166

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 852 mg35.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet