Grilled Pizza Crust

Recipe by Roxanne J.R.
READY IN: 38mins
YIELD: 8 pizzas
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR OUTDOOR GRILL.
  • Start charcoal fire or preheat gas grill to medium-high heat.
  • Combine 2 cups flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add very warm water and oil; mix until well blended, about 1 minute. Gradually add enough flour to make a soft dough. Dough should form a ball and will be slightly sticky. Knead on a floured surface, adding additional flour if necessary, until smooth and elastic but not sticky, about 5 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 8 portions. Pat or roll dough on a well-floured counter to about 8-inch circles; they do not need to be perfect.
  • Brush both sides of crust with additional oil.
  • Using hands, lift each crust carefully and place on grill. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until bottom is lightly browned and top looks set. Using long handled tongs, remove crust from grill, grilled side up, to a platter or baking sheet.
  • Lightly add sauce and top the grilled side of each pizza crust. Excess sauce or toppings makes the pizza hard to handle. Repeat with remaining pizzas.
  • Carefully slide each pizza onto the grill. Cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes until bottom of crust is browned and cheese is melted. Remove from grill and serve immediately.
  • FOR INDOOR COUNTER TOP GRILL.
  • Follow the instructions up to where it says "Brush both sides of crust with additional oil." (STEP 5).
  • Place dough on the grill and leave the top up, let cook for about 3-4 minutes and them put top down for 1-2 minutes.
  • Take grilled dough and place on cookie sheets, top with desired toppings and place in a 400F oven for 5-10 minutes.
  • Enjoy!
  • MAKE DOUGH AHEAD OF TIME.
  • Dough (but NOT individual crusts) may be made up to 24 hours in advance and stored covered in the refrigerator.
  • Punch down and roll out just before grilling.
  • I formed my dough into balls, rolled it out, brushed with oil and let thaw/rise for 20 minutes before I grilled it. Worked perfectly for me.
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