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Quick Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Quick Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Whip up this healthy quick whole wheat pizza crust in no time! Great for pizzas and anything else you like.

Ingredients

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 package active dry yeast/instant yeast
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup hot tap water (120 to 125 degrees)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon granulated sugar or honey

NOTE: To obtain optimum health benefits, rising and baking times may be extended.

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

To prepare pizza dough, stir whole wheat flour; lightly spoon into a measuring cup and level flour.

In large mixing bowl, combine whole wheat flour, yeast and salt. Blend in water, oil and honey or sugar. Stir by hand vigorously until all ingredients are well mixed; about 3 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise to desired size.

Place dough in greased 15 x 10 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan or 12 to 14-inch pizza pan. Press dough to cover bottom of pan and up sides to form a rim.

Add pizza sauce of your choice and your favorite pizza toppings; bake in oven 15 to 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and toppings are done.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings.
Serving size: 1 slice
Calories: 146; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 219mg; Carbohydrates: 27g; Protein: 5g; Fiber: 4g

Source: Wheat Foods Council

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