Rustic Pizza Dough Recipe

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Rustic pizza dough is one of the easiest, tastiest homemade pizza dough recipes.

Rustic pizza dough

It’s pretty forgiving, as it doesn’t have to look perfect (seriously, no one is peeking under the crust to see if their pizza dough is perfectly smooth).

This homemade rustic pizza crust goes perfectly with our homemade pizza sauce with fresh tomatoes!

Plus, rustic pizza dough made from scratch tastes a world better than store bought.

Remember that delicious smell of homemade bread? Yep, homemade pizza dough has the same delicious, intoxicating smell.

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Rustic Pizza Dough Recipe

Here’s how to make your very own homemade rustic pizza dough. There are no dough mixers here, just good, old fashioned elbow grease.

This dough makes enough for two 12 inch pizza crusts.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup warm water

How to make rustic pizza dough from scratch

Add flour to a large mixing bowl.

Add yeast, sugar, salt, olive oil and water and stir until combined.

Place onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5to 10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms. Tip: If you’re having trouble with the dough sticking, try kneading in a bit more flour.

Place dough ball into a lightly oiled bowl, and then cover with plastic wrap or clean cloth. Set in a warm place for about 30 minutes or until dough has doubled.

Put dough on a floured surface and knead lightly to remove extra air.

Divide dough into two balls.

Stretch each dough ball flat to make a pizza crust.

rustic pizza dough ready for toppings

Add toppings, and then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes, or until crust is a light golden brown.

Yield: 2

Rustic Pizza Dough

Rustic pizza dough

Rustic pizza dough is one of the easiest, tastiest homemade pizza dough recipes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup warm water

Instructions

  1. Add flour to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add yeast, sugar, salt, olive oil and water and stir until combined.
  3. Place onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 to 10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms. If you’re dough sticks knead in a more flour., 2 tablespoons at a time.
  4. Place dough ball into a lightly oiled bowl, and then cover with plastic wrap or clean cloth. Set in a warm place for about 30 minutes or until dough has doubled.
  5. Put dough on a floured surface and knead lightly to remove extra air.
  6. Divide dough into two.
  7. Stretch each dough ball flat to make a pizza crust.
  8. Let rise for 15 minutes.
  9. Add toppings, and then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes, or until crust is a light golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 197Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 532mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 5g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.

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