Garlic and Herb Pizza Crust

I love this pizza dough I make in my bread machine. It’s so easy to make. I use fresh herbs instead of dried anytime I can, and in this dough it really makes a difference. If I make my own pizza, I can control the amount of fat and calories in each slice. Not only that, I use up leftovers and still feel like I’m having a treat without paying $30 for a pizza.

This is a great way to use up leftover chicken. Try using your favorite spaghetti sauce, chicken, peppers, and tomato. Omit the herbs in the dough, and you can make this popular chicken pizza they used to sell at our local pizza parlor with barbecue sauce, chicken and cashews.  Yum!

Originator of recipe unknown.

Serves 8

⅔ cup water
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon basil, dried
1 teaspoon oregano, dried
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon bread machine yeast
¼ teaspoon salt
Place all of the ingredients in your bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer and set it to the dough cycle.

Preheat oven to 500 for at least 30 minutes. Grease pizza pan with cooking spray or olive oil and dust with cornmeal.

Roll and stretch dough into circle. For thicker dough, let rise for 30 minutes. For thin crust top with your favorite ingredients and bake 10 – 15 minutes.

Servings: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 130
Total Fat: 2.07g
Cholesterol: —
Sodium: 73mg
Total Carbs: 24.15g
Dietary Fiber: 0.82g
Sugars: 0.17g
Protein: 3.10g

WW Points 3

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