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Pizza Crust and Focaccia
Source: Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276.8
Total Carbs 18.1 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 1.6 g
Total Fat 11.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 223.5 mg
Protein 9.1 g
Sodium 197.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1 Starch , 1 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 g  ready to heat pizza crust
2 tsp  Yeast, baker's, dry active
0 3/4 cup  cold water
0 1/2 tsp  SPLENDA┬« Sugar Blend for Baking
0 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  whole wheat flour
0 1/2 cup  Flour, soy, defatted, stirred
1 tbsp  olive oil
0 1/2 tsp  salt
1 each  cooking spray
1 cup  sesame seeds
1 cup  fresh tomatoes
1 tbsp  minced garlic
1 tbsp  ground oregano
3 each  large black olives, canned
1 tbsp  ground thyme
1 cup  almond extract
  1. Pizza Crust:
  2. Sprinkle yeast over warm water. Mix until dissolved. Add sugar substitute. Place in a food processor and rest of the ingredients. Mix for 5 minutes, or until a smooth dough forms. Place it on a working surface sprinkled with flour and knead for a few minutes. Place the dough in a greased bowl.
  3. Spray top with non-stick cooking spray and cover with a towel. Let rise until double in size (in a warm oven with the heat off, this will take approximately 40 minutes).
  4. Roll out dough in a circle and cover with desired toppings. Bake at 350 degrees F until the edges brown and top is bubbly.
  5. Focaccia:
  6. Start with Pizza Crust dough from above. Brush with 1 teaspoon olive oil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Flatten dough with hands until 1/8-inch thick. Dough can be shaped round, rectangular or free-form. Indent with the tips of your fingers across the entire surface. Brush with 1 teaspoon olive oil and spray with non-stick spray. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt.
  7. Sprinkle with the suggested toppings (see above) or some of your own.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees F for 5-7 minutes. Lower the heat to 350 degrees F and bake for an additional 7-10 minutes. Remove when it starts to turn golden; be careful not to over-bake.

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