Baked Individual Pizzas

Baked Individual Pizzas
Servings: 4 Prep 20 mins Rise 20 mins Bake 450°F 20 mins

Ingredients

Crust:
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 envelope fast-rising dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup very warm water (115 degrees F to 120 degrees F)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cornmeal
Toppings:
  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) prepared pizza sauce
  • 2 4 - 5 ounces plum tomatoes ,thinly sliced
  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Make It

1. Place an oven rack in lowest position; place a second rack in the middle position. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

Crust:

2. Mix flour, yeast, sugar and salt in bowl. Stir in very warm water and olive oil until dough forms.

3. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Knead 10 minutes. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. Cover with a clean dish towel; let rest 20 minutes.

4. Sprinkle 2 large baking sheets each with 1 teaspoon cornmeal. Pat each piece of dough to a 7-inch circle, stretching and shaping with hands.

Toppings:

5. Top each crust round with 2 tablespoons pizza sauce. Place sliced tomato on two of the pizzas, and sliced pepperoni on the others. Top each pizza with 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella and 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Bake pizzas on bottom and middle racks in 450 degree F oven for 20 minutes, or until puffed and crust is golden brown, switching pans halfway. Makes 4 pizzas.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 682, Fat, total (g): 22, chol. (mg): 35, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 93, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 25, sodium (mg): 1296, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.