Low Sodium Pizza

Recipe by Denisb123
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 8 slices




  • In a small pot, mix together sauce ingredients.
  • Simmer on low for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove sauce from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Shred cheese, prepare vegetable and meat toppings, and set aside.
  • Spray pizza pan with non stick cooking spray, and set aside.
  • Stir yeast and sugar into warm water. Let sit for 8 minutes. Mixture should start to foam slightly.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add flour, olive oil, and yeast mixture.
  • Mix until blended. In order to keep the mixture dry or moist enough to work with, you may need to add flour or water,.
  • Once mixed well, form into a ball.
  • On a floured surface, pick dough ball up and throw down hard several times.
  • With floured hands (using as little flour as possible) kneed for 2 minutes.
  • Place dough in center of pizza pan.
  • Using the palm of your hand, press dough out to edges of pan.
  • Thumb print outside edge of crust.
  • Place pan in preheated 425 º F oven for 10 minutes, then remove.
  • In a small bowl mix melted margarine and small amount of Garlic powder.
  • Brush margarine and garlic mixture on outside edge of crust.
  • Spread sauce, sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes, then add shredded cheese, and toppings of your choice to pizza.
  • Bake in pre-heated oven at 425º F for 20 to 25 minutes.