Sunflower Pizza Dough

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(Use organic ingredients whenever possible).

Pizza night will become a little healthier with this nutritious dough as your crust. Made with whole wheat flour, flax, and sunflower seeds, you will want to finish every last high-fiber crumb off your plate. Spread with our Pizza Sauce recipe and your favorite toppings.

Yields8 ServingsCategory
 2 tbsp water
  cup warm water
 2 tsp yeast
 ½ tsp salt
 2 tsp raw sugar
 1 ⅛ cups 100% whole wheat flour
Pizza Sauce
 2 tbsp olive, sunflower, grapeseed, or other cooking oil
 ¾ cup onion, minced
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 cup tomato paste
 1 tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp dried basil
 1 tsp raw sugar
 ¼ tsp salt
1

Add Three Lentil Mix to 2 Tbsp. water and let sit.

2

Put yeast into warm water and sugar

3

Preheat oven to 375°.

4

Place ingredients as listed in recipe into bread machine.

5

Set on dough cycle.

6

When cycle is complete, remove dough and lay on lightly floured counter.

7

Punch down and let rest 10 minutes.

8

With a rolling pin, stretch out dough to fit pizza pan.

9

Place dough on pan, spread 1 1/2 cup pizza sauce (see next recipe) over top and complete with toppings of your choice.

10

Bake at 375° for 30 minutes

Pizza Sauce
11

In a medium saucepan, heat oil to medium.

12

Sauté onions until transparent, adding garlic to pan for at least 5 minutes.

13

Sauté onions until transparent, adding garlic to pan for at least 5 minutes.

Makes 1 ½ cups

*Cooking times can vary based on the batch size.

Eating nutritionally can be quick, convenient, and cost effective. For hints and tips please see our Convenient Use Tips and Cooking Tips .

Ingredients

 2 tbsp water
  cup warm water
 2 tsp yeast
 ½ tsp salt
 2 tsp raw sugar
 1 ⅛ cups 100% whole wheat flour
Pizza Sauce
 2 tbsp olive, sunflower, grapeseed, or other cooking oil
 ¾ cup onion, minced
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1 cup tomato paste
 1 tbsp balsamic or red wine vinegar
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp dried basil
 1 tsp raw sugar
 ¼ tsp salt

Directions

1

Add Three Lentil Mix to 2 Tbsp. water and let sit.

2

Put yeast into warm water and sugar

3

Preheat oven to 375°.

4

Place ingredients as listed in recipe into bread machine.

5

Set on dough cycle.

6

When cycle is complete, remove dough and lay on lightly floured counter.

7

Punch down and let rest 10 minutes.

8

With a rolling pin, stretch out dough to fit pizza pan.

9

Place dough on pan, spread 1 1/2 cup pizza sauce (see next recipe) over top and complete with toppings of your choice.

10

Bake at 375° for 30 minutes

Pizza Sauce
11

In a medium saucepan, heat oil to medium.

12

Sauté onions until transparent, adding garlic to pan for at least 5 minutes.

13

Sauté onions until transparent, adding garlic to pan for at least 5 minutes.

Makes 1 ½ cups

Sunflower Pizza Dough
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