Pizza base

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Serves: 2

By GwarchodwrPlant



  • 2 pinches salt

  • 280ml warm water

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tsp dried yeast

  • 360g plain flour or wholemeal


  1. Mix salt and yeast in a bowl with the water.
  2. In a separate bowl sieve the flour and make a well in the centre.
  3. Pour the yeast mixture and the oil into the well and mix with a wooden spoon until texture turns doughy.
  4. Clean and flour a flat surface, then place the dough on it. Turn out and knead with your hands for about 3 mins.
  5. Place dough in a bowl and cover with a towel.
    Leave to rise in a warm place for at least 30mins. The dough should nearly double in size.
  6. Pre-heat oven to 220C/Gas Mark 7.
  7. Once risen, place the dough onto a floured surface. Split into 2 equal halves and shape into round pizza bases using your hands.
  8. Place the bases onto oiled baking trays.
  9. Put toppings on the pizza.
  10. Bake in oven for 8-10 mins or until the crust is golden brown.

Additional Information

  • Make Ahead

  • Kids can help

  • Budget

  • italian

  • Main Course

  • Vegetarian

  • Nut Free

  • Low fat

  • Egg Free

  • Dairy Free

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