This dough comes together in minutes and doesn’t need a mixer to achieve success. You can easily double this recipe if you would like to make two sheet pans.
Red Star Platinum Superior Baking Yeast, makes baking homemade bread a cinch, providing professional results every time. This simple-to-use yeast strengthens and improves your dough, increasing oven spring and finished volume of any recipe.
You can use this dough to make a variety of recipes like Spinach and Cheddar Calzones.
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1 packet (¼ ounce) RED STAR® Platinum Yeast™
1 cup lukewarm water
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups bread flour
1 cup marinara sauce
3 cups mozzarella cheese
Customized toppings (optional)
Combine yeast, water and sugar in a medium mixing bowl.
Allow yeast to proof for five minutes and add 1 cup flour. Mix.
Add olive oil, salt and remaining cup flour. Mix with a large fork until dough pulls from the sides of the bowl.
Dust flour onto your hands and knead dough for two minutes until smooth.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and allow dough to sit in warm spot until doubled in size, about an hour.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Lightly flour a sheet pan (about 10x14) and your hands and stretch out dough until it completely covers pan, leaving a bit of a crust around the edges.
Ladle sauce on dough, top with shredded cheese and toppings of choice.
Bake for twenty minutes until crust and cheese are golden brown.
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