Italian Herb Pizza Crust


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Italian Herb Pizza Crust

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    Gustare Vita flour is a 00 flour made in the Italian style. Since it is so finely ground, it makes our homemade Italian Herb Pizza Crust soft and chewy. Top it with your favorite ingredients and you're on your way to a homemade Italian dinner.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    ⅔ c. warm water, (120 to 130 degrees)
    2 tsp. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    2 ¼ tsp. active dry yeast
    2 c. Gustare Vita 00 flour
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee Italian seasoning
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee onion powder
    2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
    2 tbsp. white cornmeal
    Desired topppings, such as pizza sauce, cheese, vegetables, and meat

    Things To Grab

    • Medium bowl
    • Large bowl
    • Plastic wrap
    • 15x10x1-inch jellyroll pan
    • Rolling pin


    1. In a medium bowl, mix together warm water, sugar, and salt. Sprinkle yeast on top of warm water and let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.

    2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, Italian seasoning, and garlic and onion powders. Form a well in the center of the flour mixture and slowly mix in yeast mixture and olive oil.

    3. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough, adding additional flour as needed. Knead 8 to 10 minutes or until dough is moderately firm and elastic. Place dough in a large greased bowl. Cover; and let rise in a warm place until it doubles in size, about 1 hour.

    4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly grease a 15x10x1-inch jellyroll pan and sprinkle with cornmeal.

    5. Punch down dough. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Using a rolling pin, shape dough into a 15x10-inch rectangle. Fold dough into thirds, place on prepared pan and unfold. Prick dough generously with a fork. Bake 8 minutes. Remove from oven, top with desired pizza sauce, cheese, and toppings. Bake 6 to 7 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

    Nutrition facts


    360 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4.5g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 390mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 66g
    • Protein: 9g

    Daily Values

    Iron 20%
    Calcium 2%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen