Crust (Makes 1 thick pizza crust or 2 thin crusts):
1 T. dry yeast
1 c. warm water
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
1 c. whole wheat flour
2 T. vegetable oil
1 t. sugar
1 t. salt
Pizza Sauce (Enough for 2 pizzas):
1 can tomato sauce, unsalted (15 oz)
1 1/2 t. cracked black pepper
1 1/2 T. oregano
1 1/2 t. garlic powder
1 1/2 t. onion powder
1 T. lemon juice (optional)
1/2 c. green bell peppers, diced
1/2 c. onion, chopped
1/2 c. mushrooms, sliced
1/8 c. black olives per pizza
1 c. pepperoni slices per pizza
1 c. mozzarella cheese, low-fat, grated
Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl; add other crust ingredients. Mix with large spoon, about 20 strokes. Let rise in bowl for 15-30 minutes. Heat oven 425 degrees. Divide dough into pans sprayed with non-stick spray and spread out according to your thickness tastes. Spoon on pizza sauce. Top crust with suggested toppings or your favorite toppings. Cook 20-25 minutes until dough is done. Top with cheese and return to oven to melt cheese.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Info (1 slice of thin crust): 140 calories; 7 g fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 310 mg sodium; 13 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; and 6 g protein.