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Pizza Dough Recipe

This homemade pizza dough is easy AND delicious. You'll want to ditch delivery and have a pizza making night with your family with this simple and soft pizza dough recipe that everyone loves. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 230 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley

Ingredients

  • 3 cups warm water
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 tbsp yeast
  • 6 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 6 cups flour (give or take)

Instructions

  1. Combine water, yeast & sugar and let sit for a few minutes.


  2. Add salt and oil, then mix in flour a cup at a time.

  3. Knead dough for 8 minutes then let raise about 30 minutes.

  4. This dough makes FOUR - 14 inch pizza crusts. Divide dough in 4 and roll out onto floured surface to about 1/2" thickness. You can also brush with olive oil and poke with fork so it doesn't bubble up.

  5. Bake on a preheated stone at 500 degrees for 8 to 12 minutes to save and add toppings to later. OR, you can bake for 5-7 minutes, add toppings and then continue baking until cheese is melted.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Pizza Dough Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 440mg19%
Potassium 71mg2%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.