Bread Machine Pizza
Serves: 8 | Serving Size: 1 slice
2 cups white whole wheat flour
1 cup warm water
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1 tsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 tsp Italian seasoning
2 cups veggies (red peppers, mushrooms, arugula, etc)
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Make the dough in a bread machine by adding the flour, water, yeast, brown sugar, and olive oil to the machine and mixing on the “dough” setting. Let rise for one hour.
Preheat your oven to 450 degrees, and press the dough onto a lightly sprayed vented pizza pan or cookie sheet. Form a large round circle about 14 inches in diameter.
Bake the crust at 425 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove the crust from the oven and flip it over.
Add the sauce to the baked crust. Top with the seasoning, veggies, and cheese, then return the pizza to the oven for 10 minutes. Slice into 8 wedges and serve!
King Arthur makes a great white whole wheat flour. You can also use all-purpose flour.
It is best to measure the flour by pouring into a cup and then leveling it off. Do not scoop the flour out of the bag with the measuring cup or you will pack it and make the dough too dry.
You can refrigerate the dough for up to 8 hours before using it. Make it in the morning and then stick it in the refrigerator until you get home. It will rise slowly all day long.
Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.