Basil & Garlic Pizza Dough (Abm)

"A flavourful pizza dough that I often make ahead and refrigerate (can be frozen as well). Using the bread machine makes homemade pizza crust extremely easy! I use this dough for flatbread for bruschetta, as well. This recipe makes two 12" thin crust pizzas, one 14" thick crust pizza, or one 15x10" thin crust "party" pizza. You can make this a wheat crust by using half whole wheat and half white flour. (Prep time does not include bread machine processing time.)"
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  • Add all ingredients (except cornmeal) into breadmaker in the order suggested by your breadmachine manufacturer. Process on Dough setting.
  • Sprinkle cornmeal on pizza pan.
  • Turn dough out onto floured board, and knead in any flour necessary to make the dough easy to handle. Roll out dough and place on pizza pan.
  • Top as you prefer, and bake at 425 for 15 to 25 minutes or until done - edges of crust should be golden, and cheese bubbly.

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  1. Made this exactly as stated except without the corn meal! This was great using recipe#388875 as the sauce, with some mushrooms and fresh basil on top (turkey pepperoni for DH!) Thanks for posting Katzen! We loved it! Oh and we pre baked it, added topping and then baked it again and it was perfect! Made for Veg*n Swap May 2010!
  2. Wow this was such an easy dough to work with and made for a great thin crust pizza. I only made 1/2 of the recipe for one large size pizza. Next time I will pre-bake it, so that it gets nice and crispy when finished baking with the toppings. The only thing I changed was to omit the basil due to 17 yo DS not liking it. Thanks for sharing your recipe. Made for Stars Tag Game.
  3. This is a wonderful, easy to use pizza dough. I used it to make Recipe #383555 and it was flavorful, just the right consistency and easy to work with. I used half the dough and froze the other half. It is a very versatile dough that could be used for many things - pretzels, a loaf of bread, pizza, breadsticks - you name it. Thanks for a delicious recipe!
  4. Wow - this dough rocks! I prepared as listed but had to remove the dough 30 min before it was done in the dough cycle. I bake quite a bit of bread by hand and I could not believe how smooth and elastic this dough was. I had the perfect round pizza crust in no more than 20 seconds, no kidding! The flavour was outstanding as well. My kids are begging for me to make this our go-to crust and they don't have to twist my arm. Made for 1-2-3 Tag
  5. What a great crust recipe. I made it in my new Sunbeam $58 bread machine. The flavor of the parmesan cheese stood out.The garlic also added a lot. I cooked it 20 minutes and should have done 18 minutes at 425 degrees. This is a super keeper and I can not wait to make it again.Thanks for this recipe


I'm a now vegan who used to make one heck of a souvlaki. I love cooking, I was a huge fan of Moosewood and Molly Katzen prior to going vegan (although that has nothing to do with my choosing the name Katzen - that's just what my German Grandma has called me all my life.) Aside from cooking, I also love scuba diving, cycling, politics, and reading.
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