Yields 2 pizzas or 4 calzones

Pizza Dough
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  • 3 c AP Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup water


  1. Combine dry ingredients.
  2. Add olive oil and blend with fingers or fork, until mixture is sandy.
  3. Add water and mix with your hands. Knead dough 5-7 minutes, until a smooth, elastic ball is formed.
  4. Place in bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise 1-3 hours.
  5. Alternatively, the dough can be placed in the fridge overnight. Approximately three hours before use, remove it from the fridge and allow it to warm to room temperature. This develops a better flavor and chewier texture in the dough.