Friday, July 29, 2011

Whole Wheat Pizza dough

I keep promising to post this recipe for a few people, today I have forced myself to dig around and find the couple of recipes at the front of my brain that should be posted here.  I am much more of a cook I feel when the weather is cooler.  I have such a hard time turning on the stove/oven when it is hot outside.  Instead I cook as much as humanly possible on the grill, and yes that includes sometimes pizza. 

Makes a 1lb ball:

1 cup whole wheat flour (often times I substitute white whole wheat flour here)
1 cup white flour (I always use white whole wheat flour here, it is interchangeable with white flour)
1 package rapid rise/quick rising yeast (2 ¼ tsp yeast)
1 tsp salt
½ tsp sugar
¾ cup hot water (remember not too hot so that you kill the yeast)
1 Tbs olive oil

Combine flour, yeast, salt and sugar in food processor, pulse.  Combine water and oil in measuring cup, add to flour mixture while running. (no Amelia Bedelia antics here)

Once combined, run 1 minute to knead.  If dough is too sticky and does not form in to a ball, add 1 Tbs of flour.  Remove from processor and let rest on a lightly floured cutting board for 10-20 minutes.  


  1. The 10-20 minutes is the only rising time?

  2. Yes it is, which is why I really like the recipe! the yeast is the same that I use in my bread machine, and is quite happy with the time permitted!