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. Margarita style pizza has just slices of tomato 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



Margarita Pizza




Margarita 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.


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 steal 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 half inches high or more if you like.


Thick Sicilian style pizza or however you 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 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



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 Fritta Video















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 Dough and Recipes

prep time: 15 MINScook time: 1 hour and 15 MINStotal time: 1 hours and 30 mins

ingredients:

Pizza Dough (use for pizza, calzones, pizza fritte, garlic knots, sausage rolls.)
Pizza Dough
4 1/2 cups all purpose flour 
1 pk dry yeast dissolved in 2 cups warm water
1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar
4 tablespoons olive oil

instructions:

Mix until forms a ball, knead until smooth and elastic, add more flour if dough is sticky , this should not be dry but firm until a ball forms. Rise in a bowl covered with a wet towel, until doubled in size in warm spot, away from draft.... stretch out on a large cookie sheet. Brush top with olive oil, top with tomato sauce, cheese and any other meat toppings of choice suggestions:  sausage, peperoni, mushroom, peppers, olives, (ham, pineapple),( spinach, broccoli, ricotta, garlic ), sliced tomatoes and feta cheese, or any combo of your choice .... Bake until crisp and brown on 430 degrees,  keep checking for desired crispiness
 Other toppings can include, peppers ,eggplant, mushrooms, meatballs, olives, anchovies, zucchini, chicken, shrimp, feta, cheddar, fontina or mozzarella cheeses combined.

instructions:

Sausage roll or loaded with options below
1 lb of fresh pizza/ bread dough
1 1/2 lbs of Italian sausage cooked and casing off cooled
4 eggs
2 cups of mozzarella
4 tablespoons of grated cheese or more to taste
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Mix sausage ,eggs, spices and cheeses in a bowl set in refrigerator.Roll out dough about 1/4 inch thickness into approximately 12 x 12 rectangular. Spread mixture over the dough, roll up and place seam down on cookie sheet, place in a warm area, to rise around an hour. Brush tops with egg whites. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes and lower to 375 degrees for the remaining time. Sausage roll is done when crispy and brown. Slice and enjoy. You can make individual mini ones as well using a handful of dough for each one.
Variations:Add to sausage omit the eggs, add mozzarella cheese, grated cheese and spices along with any combo below. These are called adding the ricotta cheese in the pocket. Calzones. Stomboli is with meats, peppers, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, black or green olives, onions, mortadella, salami prosciutto .... If using vegetables saute' vegetables with sausage and drain (always cook raw meats). You can also add Ricotta cheese, fresh chopped parsley, basil, chopped tomato, fresh garlic chopped, greens like spinach or escarole. 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 170
fat (grams) 9
sat. fat (grams) 5
carbs (grams) 11
protein (grams) 6
sugar (grams) 6
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 degree 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.



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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

17 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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