Pizza Dough


1 package active dry yeast
1 cup warm water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons oil
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour


1. In a large bowl, combine yeast and water. Let sit for 5 minutes. Add salt, sugar, and oil.

2. Add flour and whole-wheat flour.

3. Mix to blend in mixer with dough hook or regular beater. Stir in up to 3/4 cup more flour to form a soft dough.

4. Knead 10 minutes with dough hook. Turn out onto floured board and knead 5 to 10 minutes.

5. Place in oiled bowl; turn dough to oil top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).

6. Roll each half of dough into a 12-inch circle on a lightly-floured surface.

Nutritional Information:

Georgia E. Hodgkin, Ed.D., R.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Allied Health Professions at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California.

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