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Vegetarian pizza with bread flour
Vegetarian Pizza using Bread Flour
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

Delicious Pizza made with bread flour , mozzarella cheese and Vegetable toppings

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bread flour, Vegetarian Pizza, yeast
Pizza Dough
  • 2 ⅔ cups bread flour or all-purpose Flour
  • 2 ¼ tsp instant yeast 1 packet
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • tsp garlic powder or dried basil leaves optional
  • ¾ to 1 cup water Adjust water accordingly
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
Pizza Sauce
  • 1 can Tomato paste 6 ounce
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ tsp Italian herbs Increase quantity if you like
  • 1 tsp Honey or brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 block fresh mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup fresh vegetables of your choice like bell peppers, olives, mushroom, onions, tomatoes, basil cut length wise
To Make the Pizza base
  1. If you are using dry yeast add it to warm water and sugar and let it sit till it blooms. For instant yeast you can skip this step and directly add it to the dough .

  2. In a large bowl combine 1 cup of flour , instant yeas (or bloomed yeast) , sugar,salt and dried basil (if using) .

  3. Add olive oil and water and mix well.

  4. Add another cup of flour gradually and stir until the dough is cohesive and forms an elastic ball.

  5. You can use either use your hand to knead for about 10 minutes or a stand mixer for about 5 minutes. Add extra water if required to get a nice elastic dough.

  6. Place the dough in a bowl drizzled with olive oil and brush it completely with oil. Cover it up with a wet cloth and keep in a damp and moist place.

  7. When the dough doubles in size after about 30 minutes , gently deflate and knead on a floured surface.

  8. Roll into a thin layer and poke holes with a fork to avoid rising while baking .

  9. Add tomato sauce ,shredded mozzarella cheese and vegetables like bell pepper, onions,tomatoes, basil leaves, olives, mushrooms or any other of your choice.

  10. Preheat the oven to 425 def F and bake for about 15 minutes until the cheese is fully melted.

  11. You can also broil for about 2 minutes to get a nice brown layer of cheese on top.

  12. Garnish with chopped basil leaves, red chili flakes and more cheese.Enjoy!

To Make Pizza sauce
  1. In a sauce pan, heat up some olive oil.

  2. Add chopped garlic and saute .

  3. Add the Italian herbs , basil and tomato sauce .

  4. Add water and mix well , to make it to desired consistency and simmer.

  5. Add brown sugar or honey and salt to taste.

  6. Add chopped basil leaves and mix well.