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The basic pizza dough and sauce ready and waiting for your favorite toppings!

Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 (14 inch) pizzas
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
PIZZA DOUGH:
PIZZA SAUCE:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.n

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  • In a food processor, combine flour, Italian seasoning and salt. Pulse until mixed. Add yeast mixture, flat beer and oil. Pulse until a ball is formed. Scrape dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead for several minutes until dough is smooth and elastic. Allow dough to rest for 2 to 3 minutes. Divide dough in half, and shape into balls. Place dough balls in separate bowls, and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise at room temperature for about 1 hour, then store in the refrigerate overnight.n

  • To make the sauce: Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute onions until tender. Stir in garlic, and cook for 1 minute. Crush tomatoes into saucepan. Add tomato paste, basil, parsley and oregano. Simmer for 10 minutes.n

Notes

If you have a bread machine, just mix on Dough setting, then remove and let rise after it kneads and rests.

The dough can be frozen in plastic freezer bags in one-crust portions. Important: Thaw in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

84 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 10.4g; fat 3.8g; cholesterol 0.3mg; sodium 519.2mg. Full Nutrition
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