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Authentic Italian Pizza Dough

The basic dough is composed of a few simple ingredients such as flour, water, sugar, oil, salt, and yeast. With the indicated doses, 3 round pizzas of 28-30 cm in diameter are obtained.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, european, Italian
Keyword: dough, integral flour dough, italian pizza dough, pizza dough, wheat-flour dough
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Cookie


  • Sift


  • 500 g integral flour
  • 400 ml water
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 7 g dried yeast


Preparing Yeast Composition for the Dough

  • In a small/medium bowl pour 150 ml of warm water
  • Add the 7g of dried yeast, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 2 tablespoons flour
  • Mix everything and let rest for 10-15 minutes. You know the yeast is ready when there’s a foam hat formed above the liquid

Making the Dough

  • Sift the flour in a large bowl
  • Pour in 250 ml of warm water and 50ml of olive oil
  • Add the yeast composition to the flour and mix everything with a spoon
  • Take the ununiformed dough from the bowl, place it on the table and start kneading it with your hands
  • Add little of flour gradually to the dough while kneading until it doesn’t stick to your hands
  • Cover the dough, or the bowl with the dough with food film
  • Let the dough rest for at least 1 hour at room temperature. Up to 12 hours of resting is advisable


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1167mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg