Mama’s Pizza

Thursday, March 31st, 2005

Ingredients

Pizza Dough
* 2 cups hot water
* 2 packs yeast
* 5 cups flour
* 2 teaspoons salt

Pizza Sauce
* 2 teaspoons olive oil
* 3 cloves garlic, diced
* 1 medium onion, diced
* 16 ounces tomato sauce
* 1 teaspoon basil
* 1 teaspoon oregano
* 5-6 drops tabasco sauce

Remaining Ingredients
* 3 cups mozarella cheese, shredded
toppings

Directions

Preheat oven to 475ยบ.

Combine water and yeast. Let sit 15 minutes. (Mixture should bubble when you throw in a pinch of sugar.)

In a large bowl, combine 2 1/2 cups flour, salt and yeast mixture. Mix well. Add remaining flour and mix with hands. Shape into a ball. Place dough in a greased bowl, cover with plastic and let sit for 2 hours.

Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium high heat. Saute garlic and onion. Add tomato sauce, basil, oregano and tabasco sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.

After dough has risen, knead out on floured surface. Roll dough into a pie about 1/4 inch thick. Place on a cookie sheet. Top with sauce, cheese and toppings.

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