Mini Pizzas

For many years, Friday night has been the night we make pizza. We have hardly tarried from this tradition for as long as I can remember. However, sometimes we just feel like having pizza twice for the week. I made these last week for lunch. Yummy! Very easy.. you shouldn’t need directions once you get past the sauce… 🙂

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In the Bosch mixer combine:
3 cups warm water
4 Tbsp. sugar
1 1/2 Tbsp. Real Salt (sea salt)
2 cups freshly ground hard wheat flour

1 1/2 Tbsp. SAF yeast (instant yeast)

Begin mixing. Add unbleached white flour, one cup at a time until the sides of the bowl are clean. Knead for 5 minutes. Allow to rest for 15 minutes. As a side note, this recipe also makes 3 regular size pizzas.

Our pizza sauce recipe ~ In a blender combine the following and blend well:
1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
1 6-ounce can tomato paste
1 1/2 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 -1/2 tsp. Real Salt (adjust to taste)
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. basil
dash pepper
Pull off small balls of dough (how much depends on how thick you want the crust), flatten them out on greased baking pans, until they resemble small pizzas! I made mine about 5 inches in diameter. The rest of the recipe is layered as follows: sauce, cheese and toppings 🙂

Bake for 15-20 minutes. Or, as we sometimes say around here, “before the smoke alarm goes off”

Blessings, Jessica

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Theresa and Jessica
15 years ago

You are making these for lunch right??

Theresa and Jessica
15 years ago

Mom~ That does sound good for lunch doesn’t it.. we’re having it for dinner already though 🙂

~Ithilwen~ 🙂 Thank you in advance, that is very sweet of you!!

That’s funny about the superglue 😀

The sauce is rather sweetish, we prefer the sauce sweeter than saltier. I’d try 1/2 Tbsp. of sugar 🙂

Wheatcakes~ We do just blend it 🙂 I normally make the sauce

Theresa and Jessica
15 years ago

Hi Jana!

For our pizza crust recipe (and French bread too), we use part hard wheat and part white flour. You can use all wheat or all white, both work! We prefer to use both white and wheat because it makes a crunchier crust 🙂

Glad to have you as a visitor!

Many blessings, ~*~Jessica~*~

6 years ago

Looks good!