Pizza recipe.Real Italian


•1 package active dry yeast (about 2 teaspoons)
•1 cup warm water
•1 teaspoon sugar
•2 tablespoons olive oil
•2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
•pinch salt
•1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
•browned ground beef or Italian sausage, broken up
•1 can sliced mushrooms, drained
•thinly sliced green pepper and onions, optional
•1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
•1 to 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese


Add yeast to the water and stir until dissolved. Add sugar, oil, flour, and salt. Set mixing bowl filled with dough in warm water for 5 minutes to rise. Pat dough out on a well-greased pizza pan or cookie sheet.
Layer toppings on dough in order listed. Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes.

The traditional Margherita pizza is a simple pizza that relies on great basic ingredients to make a great pizza -- Italian Tipo 00 Pizza Flour, the best San Marzano Tomatoes, fresh Mozzarella, olive oil, and fresh Basil.

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Four seasons: artichoke, mushroom, olive and ham
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Olive Oil and Mozzarella (White)

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