Simple and Easy Pizza Dough

Basic pizza dough recipe.



3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 Tablespoon salt

2 teaspoons active dry yeast

1 Tablespoon olive oil

11/4 cups water


  1. Combine flour, yeast, and salt in bowl of stand mixer fitted with dough hook.
  2. Add olive oil and water.
  3. Mix with dough hook on medium speed until smooth, about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Place in lidded plastic container that has been sprayed with cooking spray and snap on lid.
  5. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  6. Turn out onto floured surface and divide dough into portion sizes – makes 2 large pizzas, 3 medium pizzas, or 4 small pizzas.


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