Mom’s Italian Pizza Recipe

Pizza Dough

  • Italian Pizza7 cups flour
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 pkg Yeast
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 2 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 1/2 lb shredded Mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Dissolve yeast in water.
  • Add oil.
  • Mix flour, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  • Add liquid.
  • Knead until smooth.
  • Divide in 3 pieces.
  • Let rise.
  • Spread in greased 15X10 pans.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella over dough in 3 pans.
  • May use 4-12″ round pans instead.
  • Pour Pizza Sauce on Top.

Pizza Sauce

  • 1 28 oz. can Italian peeled tomatoes
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. soda
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. sweet basil

Directions

  • Put all ingredients in blender and mix.
  • Divide sauce over 3 pans dough.
  • Bake 400 for 15 minutes.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Cut with scissors.

Rita

Italian Meat Pizza Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. Salami
  • 1/2 lb. Capacola
  • 1/2 lb. Prosciuttini
  • 1/2 lb. Pepperoni
  • 1/2 lb. Mozzarella
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 loaves bread dough

Directions

Roll half of dough and place in greased 15X 10X1 pan.
Layer salami, then Capacola.
Top with 1/2 of grated mozzarella cheese.
Layer Prosciuttini and pepperoni.
Carefully spoon 1/2 of eggs over top
Roll out rest of dough and cover.
Cut off excess dough and seal.
Prick top of dough with fork.
Bake at 350 for 45 min
After 5 min, prick dough again.
Remove from oven.
Brush crust with beaten eggs.
Shut off oven.
Leave pizza in another 1/2 hr.
Wed edges of dough to seal.

Evelyn