homemade pizza mom style
Homemade Pizza With Herbed Crust
  • 1 cup warm water about 110 degrees F
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups bread flour may need extra
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs oregano, basil, thyme, etc., to taste
  1. Add water, olive oil, sugar, and salt to bread machine, then add both types of flour and the garlic. 

  2. Add the yeast on top. Sprinkle with the herbs and turn the bread machine on in a dough cycle.

  3. Mix 15-30 minutes, then allow dough to rest for at least 10 minutes. You may need to add extra flour if the dough doesn't form a good ball.

  4. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F.

  5. Sprinkle counter with flour. Sprinkle flour or cornmeal on pizza pan as well if desired. Roll dough out to fit your pizza pan, stone or baking sheet. Place on pizza pan and roll up any edges that hang over.

  6. Bake without toppings for five minutes.

  7. Add your choice of sauce, cheese, and other toppings. Bake 7-10 minutes more or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.