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Unbelievable Homemade Pizza

  • Author: Erin Browne
  • Total Time: 2 hours 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1.5 cups warm water
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1.5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 28oz can of San Marzano crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • Pinch of sugar
  • salt, pepper, and oregano to taste
  • Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Use whatever you like! Cooked chicken cubes, ground beef, Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, peppers, pineapple - it's up to you! Just make sure you cook your raw meats and veggies before adding to pizza.


  2. In a large bowl, dissolve sugar in warm water.
  3. Sprinkle yeast over the mixture and let stand 10 min. or until foaming.
  4. Stir in olive oil and salt.
  5. Mix in whole wheat and all-purpose flours until combined.
  6. Place dough onto floured surface and knead for 10 min.
  7. Place dough into a bowl sprayed with cooking spray, turning to coat, and cover with a damp towel for 1hr or until doubled in size.
  8. Place dough onto floured surface and knead a second time, return to bowl, and let rise a final 45 min.
  10. Make the sauce a day ahead, or while the dough is rising.
  11. Saute onion, garlic cloves, and dried oregano in oil until cooked and fragrant.
  12. Add tomatoes, water, salt and pepper.
  13. Bring to a simmer. Let cook, covered, 20-30 minutes.
  14. Transfer sauce to blender in batches, or use an immersion blender in the pot until sauce is smooth. Store extras in the refrigerator and use it for other dishes!
  16. Preheat oven to 425F.
  17. Roll dough out onto floured surface, large enough to cover your pizza pan.
  18. Spray pizza pan with cooking spray. Place dough on pan and roll the edges.
  19. Spread sauce on dough, then add toppings and shredded Mozzarella cheese.
  20. Spray rolled edge of crust with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and (optional) Parmesan cheese.
  21. Bake 15-25 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden.
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
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