Pizza Dough Recipes

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Pizza is one of my favorite foods. There are so many versions to make and ways to prepare it. Pizza has styles, different tomato sauces, some are made with a rich garlic sauce called white pizza. Margherita Pizza style pizza has just slices of tomatoes fresh basil and cheese. The list goes on and there are so many topping variations to choose from. Pizza is pure Italian comfort food at it's finest. Here is a wonderful collection of recipes we love and the most versatile dough you will ever need right here in this recipe post. Stroll down to the end to see two recipes that we love the most.



this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots







this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Margherita Pizza




Margherita Pizza is made with Fresh Tomato and shredded whole milk mozzarella, slices of fresh garlic, sprinkle with oregano and top with fresh basil drizzled with olive oil.


A fresh delicious combination of flavors.


I have heard the best Margherita pizza in Italy is in Naples, Italy.


People stand in line in a cobblestone street just off of Via Tribunali in the historic neighborhood and are known for having the best pizza places in the entire world.





Double Cheese



This pizza was made with some tomatoes sliced a little sauce, lots of fresh basil and cheese first and then on top of the crust.


A favorite of my sons, he loves the double cheese on top.



this is an Italian garlic pizza made  homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots




Pizza Comfort Food



Everyone loves comfort food. I think pizza is the ultimate comfort food.


I can even eat leftover pizza right out of the refrigerator.


I guess you can say I am a pizzaholic!




this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots


Pizza Comes in All Shapes and Sizes



Pizza can be made in any kind of shape.


Square, round rectangular, even in a pie pan, anything you have will work that stainless steel of cookie sheet style pans.


Cooking pizza on a pizza stone on high heat is the best results.


Pizza ovens are over 800 degrees, so the hotter the best and crispier crust.




this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots









For Garlic Pizza See Recipe After the Pizza Dough Below



If you love white pizza I have that at the end of the post and photos.


The pizza is an oil and garlic base on pizza dough and very good.


You can also spread some homemade ricotta cheese on top.


this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Regular Pizza With Sauce and Other Toppings



There are so many pizza version, thick crust, thin crust. You decide on when you rise the dough how you would like it.


Roll it out thin for thin crust Neapolitan style. Thick for thick crust around 1 and a half inches high or more if you like.


Thick Sicilian style pizza or however your family tradition is, this Italian style pizza dough is versatile and perfect for anything you do with it.


this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots


Sauces to use on Pizza



I love all kinds of sauce.

Marinara, Pizza Sauce homemade, Bolognese sauce with meat in it, Traditional Sunday Italian sauce.


Fresh tomato slices and mozzarella on top (margarita style).


Garlic sauce pizza is shown below with recipe.


You can choose any sauce you like store-bought or homemade.



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this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Dough



This pizza dough can be baked, fried and used in so many recipes.


You can also use this to make rolls, hamburger buns and garlic knots.


this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots






Pizza Fritte



Variations: Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of dough depending how big you want these, and make doughnut-shaped rings, or solid shape depending on what you like.


Place on waxed paper let rest about 15 minutes.



Fry in deep, hot oil. While warm, traditional Italian Zeppole, fried dough and what we bought at the feast in Upstate N.Y. you would shake or sprinkle with powdered sugar, regular sugar or cinnamon sugar... taste the best eating while still hot



My kids loved to spread peanut butter and cinnamon sugar on them not the traditional way to eat them!




this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Pizza, Sausage Rolls, Stromboli and Calzones



Pizza is dough with sauce and toppings.


Stromboli is a pizza dough stuffed with meats and shredded cheese and even vegetables.


Calzones typically have ricotta cheese in them with mozzarella and you can add other meats if you like, but ricotta cheese is the main filling with mozzarella.


this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Try Some Of Our Favorite Recipes


Antipasto Roll

Sausage Roll

Tomato Pie

Sausage Pizza COPYCAT O'SCUGNIZZO PIZZA

Pizza Fritta



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Pizza Dough Recipes

prep time: 15 min cook time: 45 min total time: 60 mins
Pizza Dough (use for pizza, calzones, pizza fritta, garlic knots, stromboli, sausage rolls.)

ingredients:

  • Pizza Dough Recipe
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pkg dry yeast dissolved in 2 cups warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Other toppings can include, peppers, eggplant, mushrooms, meatballs, olives, anchovies, zucchini, chicken, shrimp, feta, cheddar, fontina or mozzarella cheeses combined.

instructions:

  1. Mix until forms a ball, knead until smooth and elastic, add more flour if the dough is sticky, this should not be dry but firm until ball forms.
  2. Rise in a bowl covered with a wet towel, until doubled in size in a warm spot, away from draft.... stretch out on a large cookie sheet.
  3. Brush top with olive oil, top with tomato sauce, cheese and any other meat toppings of choice suggestions:
  4. sausage, pepperoni, mushroom, peppers, olives, (ham, pineapple),( spinach, broccoli, ricotta, garlic ), sliced tomatoes and feta cheese, or any combo of your choice... 
  5. Bake until crisp and brown on 430 degrees, keep checking for desired crispiness
  6. For the Sausage Roll Recipe:
  7. Sausage roll or loaded with options below
  8. 1 lb of fresh pizza/ bread dough
  9. 1 1/2 lbs of Italian sausage cooked and casing off cooled
  10. 4 eggs raw or in some Regions substitute raw for chopped boiled eggs is another option, one more way is to omit the eggs and use just cheese and sausage for the filling
  11. 2 cups of mozzarella
  12. 4 tablespoons of grated cheese or more to taste
  13. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  14. 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  15. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  16. Mix sausage, eggs, spices and cheeses in a bowl set in the refrigerator. Roll out dough about 1/4 inch thickness into approximately 12 x 12 rectangular. 
  17. Spread mixture over the dough, roll up and place seam down on a cookie sheet, place in a warm area, to rise around an hour. 
  18. Brush tops with egg whites or beaten eggs.
  19.  Bake at 450 for 10 minutes and lower to 375 degrees for the remaining time. 
  20. The sausage roll is done when crispy and brown. 
  21. Slice and enjoy. 
  22. You can make individual mini ones as well using a handful of dough for each one.
  23. Variations: Add to sausage omit the eggs, add mozzarella cheese, grated cheese, and spices along with any combo below. 
  24. These are called adding the ricotta cheese in the pocket. Calzones.
  25.  Stromboli is with meats, peppers, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, black or green olives, onions, mortadella, salami prosciutto... I
  26. If using vegetables saute' vegetables with sausage and drain (always cook raw meats). 
  27. You can also add Ricotta cheese, fresh chopped parsley, basil, chopped tomato, fresh garlic chopped, greens like spinach or escarole.   
  28. You can also add ham and mozzarella, ricotta with grated cheese into the dough to make a cheese and meat Calzone. You can also substitute Pepperoni for Sausage.
calories
425
fat (grams)
12
sat. fat (grams)
8
carbs (grams)
21
net carbs
11
protein (grams)
5
sugar (grams)
18
Created using The Recipes Generator





this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Garlic Pizza




this is an Italian garlic pizza made  homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots



Garlic White Pizza Bonus Recipe



Make a round pizza pan stretched out thinly in a pizza pan greased with olive oil and floured hands.


Rise till double or line with parchment paper so it won't stick.


Note for a very thick pizza use a greased deep cake pan.


Garlic Pizza sauce: 1 pound of pizza dough 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoon olive oil.


2 cloves finely minced garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil


Sprinkles evenly with oregano, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper if you love garlic add some garlic powder too.


Sprinkle evenly with Romano grating cheese


Top generously with mozzarella shredded cheese and bake in a hot oven of 430 degrees preheated hot oven and bake until browned.


Optional: Thinly sliced beefsteak tomatoes then topped with cheeses, or 1/2 cup of whole milk ricotta cheese mixed with 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, place random spoonfuls over the pizza before topping with mozzarella cheese.



Pizza Dough Recipes Pin for Later

this is how to make Italian pizza dough and its been rising in a stainless steal mixing bowl. A heavy duty dough hook was used to make this dough.


this is an Italian homemade pizza dough rising in a round cookie sheet style pizza pan with basil and tomatoes on a wooden oak table. This recipe is how to make homemade pizza dough  to be used in pizza rolls, pizza, rolls, pizza fritta, margarita pizza, garlic pizza and garlic knots

20 comments

  1. i've been looking for a post about pizza dough. thank you for sharing. i plan to follow your blog. :)

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  2. amazing what you can do with a little dough .... used wisely, it can go a long way - nice looking pizza

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  3. Your pizza looks so delicious!!!!

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  4. I love making fresh pizza dough, it makes such a difference in the taste!

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  5. What a pizza friend, looks delicious. Hot peppers are a must with fresh tomatoes.

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  6. Claudia, you're killing me with your posts!! I swear, it's your fault if I can't get into my jeans again! Garlic slices? You go girl! :D

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  7. I have been looking for a good pizza dough recipe for a while now. I like the fact that yours keeps it very simple. I will let you know how it comes out when I try it. I also love all the suggestion you gave things you can use the dough for.

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  8. Wow, I am dying for a slice of that pizza :)

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  9. I haven't baked any pizza for a little while....maybe I should make one with your dough recipe this weekend.

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  10. Oh! I love homemade pizza, thank you for sharing the dough recipe...all of them look so yummie!

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  11. Thanks for sharing your family's dough recipe :) Everything looks amazing!

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  12. Oh, my gosh, I want to sample everything! Thanks for all the great links and recipes!

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  13. We love making homemade pizzas at home! They taste much better than store bought

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  14. Homemade pizza dough is the best! I love all your suggestions for ways to use it! I will definitely have to try frying it.

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  15. I bet those flavors are amazing! Cannot wait to try this! yessss! This is the perfect recipe for me. Wonderful combination of ingredients. Looks VERY tasty!

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  16. Love Love Love Pizza! This is awesome! Yup this looks pretty darn perfect to me. Thank you!

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  17. Always looking for a good pizza dough! This one looks delish!

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  18. I am a pizza addict! Awesome crust. Super easy. Used Italian seasonings. This is really one of the best recipes.

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  19. I am also a pizza-holic! I've heard fantastic things about the pizza in Naples, Italy as well but these home cooked pizzas look very tasty. I love that you can make them in any shape and they'll still taste spectacular.

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  20. Homemade pizza dough is by far the best. A delicious pizza is always from homemade pizza dough according to me. I love that you can make so many other delicious dishes from pizza dough! This is the best

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