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Recipe : Entry # 6265
Name
Nancy Cagle
Recipe Title
Homemade Pan Pizza
Recipe Theme
Main Dishes
Cooperative
Cullman EC
Ingredients
CRUST
3 Tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup water
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 package active dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
PIZZA SAUCE
1 Can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 ounce tomato paste
TOPPINGS
1/2 pound cooked and drained sausage
pepperoni
Canadian bacon
sautéed onions
sweet peppers
mushrooms
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1/4 cup Parmesan
Directions
CRUST DIRECTIONS
Coat a large, round, non-stick pan with 2 tablespoons oil. Mix the other 1 tablespoon with water. Mix flour, yeast, sugar and salt in food processor, pulsing 4 or 5 times. Add water-oil mixture and process on low about 3 or 4 minutes until smooth and forming a ball. Transfer to oiled pan. Pat into a 10 inch circle, turning to coat with oil. Cover and let rise 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Uncover and pat out to side and let rise 45 minutes more.
PIZZA SAUCE DIRECTIONS
Mix and process in food processor until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes.
BAKING DIRECTIONS
Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.
Bake crust 5 minutes. remove from oven. Using only half the sauce, (other half may be frozen and used later!) spread it on crust evenly. Top with desired toppings such as 1/2 pound cooked and drained sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, and sautéed onions, sweet peppers and mushrooms. Top this with 1 cup shredded mozzarella and 1/4 cup Parmesan. Bake 15 minutes more. Remove from pan to a flat surface to cut.