Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe
2 1/4 teaspoons (1 packet) active dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup warm water
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
In a small bowl, combine the active dry yeast, sugar, and warm water. Stir gently and let it sit for about 5 minutes until the mixture becomes frothy.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and salt. Make a well in the center.
Pour the yeast mixture and olive oil into the well. Stir together with a spoon until the dough starts to come together.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for about 5-7 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover it with a clean kitchen towel. Allow it to rise in a warm place for about 1-2 hours or until it doubles in size……..
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