Healthy Pizza


1 pkt Dry yeast
1 pch Sugar
1 cup Lukewarm water
1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour plus more for dusting
1 teaspoon Salt
3/4 cup Tomato sauce or your favorite purchased, brand
6 ounces Low fat mozzarella cheese, coarsley grated
Sliced zucchini
Sliced red yellow or green peppers
Sliced mushrooms
Chopped fresh herbs


Preheat over to 500 F
In a small bowl, proof the yeast with the sugar in 1/4 cup of the water, tightly covered, for 5 minutes or until the yeast is foamy. Transfer the yeast mixture to a bowl, stir in the additional water, the flours and salt and combine well. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead it (adding additional flour or water as necessary) for 10 minutes or until it is smooth and elastic. Put it in a lightly oiled bowl, turn it to coat it with the oil and let it rise tighly covered in a warm place for 1 hour or until it is double in bulk.
Shape the dough the into 6 balls and roll out each into a 5 inch round for a thick crust or 9 inch round for a thin crust. Transfer the rounds to ookie sheets and spread 2 tablespoons of sauce on top of each one. Arrange any optional topping over the sauce and sprinkle with 1/6th of the cheese.
Bake on the bottom of the preheated over for 10 to 12 minutes or until the crust is golden on the bottom.
NOTES : I always have to add more water with this recipe.



6.0 servings


Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 1:59am



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