Foody Thursday – Pizza Primavera

We had at exchange student from France last year staying with us for 2 weeks and he was immensely surprised that a pizza could be made at home – fast, easy and delicious. The main trick here is thin yummy crust made in the microwave. Yes, yes, you got it right – microwave!

Pizza Slice Close

I usually make double recipe, but here is the recipe for regular portion:

1 cup warm water
2 tbsp dry yeast
2 tsp sugar

Mix and let sit in the warm place for 15 minutes. Here is what it should look like.

Starting pizza
In a large microwave safe bowl, mix our bubbly substance and add

3.5 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
4 tbsp olive or sunflower oil
1 egg

Knead into pliable dough, cover with plastic wrap. Now exciting part:

Place covered bowl with dough into a microwave and heat for 25 seconds at 50% Power level

Leave in a microwave for 30 minutes, take out, knead well, cover again and heat in a microwave for another 15 seconds at 50% Power

Pizza Dough
Divide the dough and roll out. For regular recipe – 2 large cookie sheets, for double portion, accordingly 4. You could also use pizza sheets, I just don't have them – for my family shape does not matter
Piza Crust Ready to Bake
Leave prepared unbaked crust for 15-20 min to raise.

Pre-heat oven to 220C

Poke the crust with a fork and bake till half-ready – about 10 minutes.

I slightly overbaked the one on the picture below, it has to be lighter.

Now, you have a choice  – make pizza right away or wrap half-baked pizza crust in plastic and freeze until needed.

Baked Crust
To make pizza:

1. Spread sauce on the pizza crust – whichever one you like – tomato, white sauce, even mayo

2. Add your favorite toppings! I used Italian sausages (cooked and sliced), black olives, red bell peppers – sliced.

3. Add lots of shredded cheese.

4. Bake at 220C till ready – about 15-20 minutes. If using frozen crust, do not de-freeze, just increase the baking time to 25-30 minutes.

5. Party!

Pizza Slice

Pizza Ready

Compliments of
Real Estate Agent with Sutton Group Summit Realty

Other Great Recipes:

Vegetarian Borsch
Cream Puffs
Chocolate and Walnut Pastry "Alissa"
Busy Mommy's Caramel Tartlets
Kiwi Pastry
Spinach and Potato Casserole
Creamy Cheesecake
Swimmer's Choice Pasta Salad
Lemon Poppy Seed Shortbread
Shepherd's Pie
Glazed Shortbread Cookies
3D Guitar Cake
Honey Oatmeal Cookies
Avocado and Smoked Salmon Terrine
Waldorf Chicken Salad
Booblik + Bonus Challah Bread
Cake "Mikado"
Halloween "Pumpkin" Salad
Eggplant Rolls
Beef Stroganoff
Fish Kebabs
Apple Cranberry Pie
Raspberry Truffle Cake
Amazing Potato Bake a la Salina
Chocolate Croissant
Traditional Russian Pie – Kulebyaka
Pierogi with Sour Cherries
Banana Bread
Dolma, or Grape Leaf Rolls
"Melting Moments" Cookies
Chicken Cutlets
Potato Pancakes!
Awesome Spinach Salad


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