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Classic pizza dough with tomato sauce

Classic pizza dough with tomato sauce

25 min 2 servings
Yeasty Tomatoey

ingredients

Pizza dough

  • 1¼ cups lukewarm water
  • 1¾ tbsp yeast
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup wholemeal flour
  • 1⅓ cups pizza flour

Quick tomato sauce

  • 1 can peeled tomatoes of high quality
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch ground pepper
  • 1 pinch a little sugar

preparation

1. Dissolve the yeast in the water, then add the salt, sugar and olive oil.

2. Combine the wholemeal flour and pizza flour. Gradually add the flour to the yeast mixture and knead the dough for a long time until thoroughly combined (a mixer works well) – the dough should be smooth and elastic.

3. Cover the dough and let rise for about 1 hour until double in size.

4. Knock the air out of the dough and divide into two portions. Shape each portion into a ball and let rest and rise again on the worktop for approx. 15 minutes.

5. The dough is now ready to be used.

6. For the tomato sauce: Combine all the ingredients for the tomato sauce using a handheld blender, season to taste with salt, pepper and a little sugar.

Tips & tricks

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