Go-For-A-Walk Pizza

 
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Whole Grain Pizza

This easy pizza features a whole grain crust and fresh vegetables from a local farmer's market. Best of all, the dough was mixing and rising while our family went for a walk. The secret? A bread machine!

Vegetarian Go-For-A-Walk-Pizza

Whole Grain Pizza Dough:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2.5 cups 100% white whole wheat flour (we recommend King Arthur brand, which is available in most stores. You can also use all-purpose flour).
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried yeast
  • Dash of salt

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in the bread machine in the order listed above. (That's with the water on the bottom and the dry items on top).
  2. Make sure that the machine is in "dough" mode. Turn it on, then go for a 40 minute walk.
  3. Come back and the dough will have risen almost to the top of the bowl.
  4. Preheat the oven to 475 degrees. Turn the dough out onto an oiled pizza pan and press it flat.
  5. Prebake the shell for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the shell from the oven and flip it.
  7. Top with your toppings (inspiration below) and bake for another 10 minutes.
  8. Cut into 8 slices. Serves 4 people - 2 slices per person.

Toppings:

  • 1 cup no-added-salt tomato sauce
  • 1 cup bruschetta or diced ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • Dash olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded skim mozzarella cheese

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Enjoy!

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