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Easy Pizza Dough

 This recipe is so, so simple. You can make it the night before, in the morning or the afternoon of wanting to make pizza.


3 cups of all-purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp of kosher salt

1 1/4 cup of lukewarm water (plus a bit more if needed)

Active dry yeast:

Overnight - slightly heaping 1/8 tsp

Morning of - slightly heaping 1/4 tsp

Part day - slightly heaping 1/2 tsp


In a large bowl, mix all ingredients with your fingers. The dough will be craggy and rough, however, if it feels too dry add a tsp of water at a time until desired texture. You can kind of knead the bowl a bit in the dough to bring it together. Cover with plastic wrap and leave at room temperature until use.

Scrape dough out of bowl on to well floured counter. The dough will have risen and changed into a softer, looser ball. Flour dough and divide into 2 - 4 parts depending on desired size of pizzas. Work each piece as needed -roll into a ball, pat down and roll out to desired thickness. Top with sauce and desired ingredients. Cook for 4 - 8 minutes at 500 degrees F on a pizza stone or cast - iron pan or sheet.