1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 packages (1/4 ounce each) quick-rise yeast
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
In a large bowl, mix first 4 ingredients and 1 cup all-purpose flour. In a small saucepan, heat water and oil to 120°-130°. Add to dry ingredients; beat on medium speed 3 minutes. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
👉 Step 2:
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
👉 Step 3:
In a small saucepan, bring sauce ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until slightly thickened, 15-18 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Preheat oven to 400°. Punch down dough. On a lightly floured surface, divide dough in half and roll each into a 12-in. circle. Place on 2 greased 12-in. pizza pans; prick with a fork. Bake until lightly browned, 8-10 minutes
👉Step 5: Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; Top crusts with sauce, pepperoni and cheese.