Homemade Pizza

Homemade pizza (With the help of Laura Strange’s blog My Gluten Free Guide – The essential gluten free guide to food, travel and life (mygfguide.com))

I have been looking everywhere for a great gluten free pizza dough recipe, when I stumbled across Laura Strange’s blog. It is the best pizza dough I have tried. It was very easy to make and very delicious to eat. I will list the ingredients for the dough below, but for full instructions please click the link above that will take you to Laura’s blog. I also make my own pizza sauce.

Ingredients needed

For the pizza dough:

1tsp caster sugar

160ml warm water8g dried active yeast (gluten free)

170g gluten free plain flour – plus extra for dusting

50g tapioca starch ( sometimes called tapioca flour)

1 tsp fine salt

1.5 tbsp olive oil

For the tomato pizza sauce:

500g carton of tomato passata

4 shallots (you can use a medium size onion if you wish)

A splash of red wine

2 tsp of garlic granules/ or 1 clove of fresh garlic

1 tsp of dried oregano

1 tsp of dried basil

2 tsp of sugar

Toppings:

For the topping use what ever you like for my pizza I had salami, Parma ham, olives and cheese.

Method for pizza sauce:

Chop the shallots into thin slices add, a splash of olive oil to the saucepan and add the shallots on a medium heat. Once the shallots are translucent add the sugar, herbs and garlic then mix for 1 minute. Add the passata and red wine and cook for about half an hour on a low heat until the sauce has reduce and thickened. Leave to cool.

Method for pizza dough:

For the pizza dough method please click on the link at the top in the title.

Once your dough has been made and is ready to use. Press your dough into your desired shape and thickness, leave to rest for 5 minutes then add your pizza sauce and rest of your topping and cook for 15 minutes.

We enjoyed our pizza’s watching a film on Saturday evening with a nice glass of red wine.

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