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Vegetarian cuisine - Pizza

Basic Pizza Crust

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package instant yeast (.25 ounce)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces milk, warmed to 110 degrees
  • 4 ounces water, warmed to 110 degrees


  • Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl.
  • Add warmed liquids all at once to dry mixture. Stir until well mixed, incorporating all dry ingredients.
  • Cover bowl with clean towel and set aside for 20 to 25 minutes, allowing dough to rise.
  • Knead by hand 6 to 8 times on floured surface, adding additional flour to surface as needed to keep dough from sticking.
  • Roll into desired shape and thickness.
  • Place dough onto greased pizza pan; add favorite sauce and toppings.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes, depending on thickness of crust.
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