yield: one 9- or 10-inch pizza
1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 tsp sea salt
1 tsp sugar or small blob of honey
3/4 tsp instant yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1 Tbs olive oil or butter
1/3 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
toppings of choice, about 1/2 cup total per pizza: sliced olives, mushrooms, chopped tomato, spinach leaves, etc.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Butter a 9-inch or 10-inch pie pan, pizza pan, or small cookie sheet.
Place flour, salt, sugar, and yeast in a small mixing bowl. Add warm water and olive oil and mix well. Cover bowl and allow dough to rest 5 minutes.
Plop dough on prepared pan and pat with buttered fingertips into a circle.
Spread sauce to within 1/2-inch of edge (you can sprinkle garlic salt and crumbled basil leaves on the sauce to perk of the flavor); top with cheese. Add any other toppings of choice.
Bake in a prepeated oven until crust is baked through and cheese is bubbly, 12 – 14 minutes.