Super-Easy Pizza Dough

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Feb. 03, 2014

Delicious homemade pizza dough is easier to make than you think...and we'll show you how!


Warm water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Active dry yeast 10 Gram
All purpose flour
Other ingredients
Flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (For dusting)
Salt and pepper To Taste (Optional)
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon (Optional)
Dried oregano 1/2 Teaspoon (Optional)
Dried basil 1/2 Teaspoon (Optional)



1. In a large bowl, pour in the warm water, add in the olive oil, sugar and yeast; stir to dissolve and set aside.

2. In a separate bowl, combine flour and seasonings. Add 2 cups flour mixture, one cup at a time, to yeast mixture; stir until dough is easy to handle.

3. Knead dough on a floured surface until no longer sticky, adding remaining flour as needed. Cover with a tea towel; let rise for 30 minutes.


4. Bake the pizza with your favorite topping and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 185Calories from Fat 10

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.5%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 43 mg1.79%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%


Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet