Homemade Pizzas
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Yields: 4 personal pizzas
 
Perfect for a meal with kids or fancied up with the hubby. Serve with a side salad if you prefer.
Ingredients
  • Basic Pizza Dough:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2.5 tsp quick-rise yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ½ cup yellow cornmeal
  • Pizza toppings:
  • 8 tbsp Marinara Sauce (Jarred Spaghetti or pizza sauce)
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Olives, sliced
  • Red Onion, sliced
  • Sun dried Tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • Green Bell pepper, sliced
  • Artichoke Hearts
  • Pineapple, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, yeast, and salt.
  2. Stir in ¾ cups of warm water and oil until dough forms a ball.
  3. Turn out on a floured surface and knead for 5-minutes.
  4. Shape dough into 4 balls and place on a cookie sheet that has been sprinkled with corn meal.
  5. Cover with saran wrap and let rest 15-minutes.
  6. Pat each ball out into a 6-inch round.
  7. Heat olive oil in pan over medium heat.
  8. Add onion, bell pepper and cook until tender or to your liking.
  9. Add 2 tbsp of sauce to pizza round leaving a ½ inch rim.
  10. Pinch and press edge up to form a high rim.
  11. Add ¼ cup cheese and toppings as desired.
  12. Repeat for next 3 pizzas.
  13. Let pizzas rest for 15-minutes.
  14. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  15. Bake on bottom rack 20-30 minutes or until crust is browned.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/pizza-recipes/homemade-pizzas-recipe.html