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Perfect Pizza Dough

Prep time: 5min
Total time: 145min
Serves 2
1 cup
very warm water (120°F to 130°F/50°C to 55°C)
250 mL
1 tsp
salt
2 mL
1
envelope instant yeast (2 1/4 tsp/11 mL)
0
3 1/4 - 3 1/2 cups
All Purpose Flour, divided
875
1/2 tsp
Pure 100% Olive Oil
2 mL
2 slices
calories
260
fat
0.4 g
carbs
54 g
protein
10 g
fibre
3 g
sodium
200 mg

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine water, salt and yeast. Add 1 cup (250 mL) flour and mix with a wooden spoon until a loose batter forms. Add another 2 cups (500 mL) flour and mix a few min. more, until a ragged batter forms. If dough feels too stiff, add more water, 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time, up to 1/3 cup (75 mL).

  2. Knead for 6 to 8 min. on a countertop dusted with 1/4 cup (60 mL) flour or place in the bowl of an electric mixer using the dough hook, until flour is incorporated and dough is smooth and firm. If dough feels sticky, add remaining 1/4 cup (60 mL) flour.

  3. Shape into a ball and transfer dough to a deep, oiled bowl. Turn dough over a few times until well coated in oil. Cover loosely with plastic wrap or a tea towel (if making ahead, you can refrigerate overnight at this point). Allow dough to rise in a warm place for 2 hrs. until doubled in size.

  4. Punch down dough and divide evenly into 2 pieces. On a well-floured surface, roll each crust out to a 12-in. (30 cm) circle, about 1/8 to 1/4 in. (3 to 5 mm) thick.