and Red Pepper Whole-Wheat Pizza
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cup plus 1 tablespoon warm (105-115° F) water
(¼ ounce packet) active dry yeast
cup bread flour
cup whole-wheat flour
cups drained canned or thawed frozen artichoke hearts, chopped
red bell pepper, seeded and julienned
tablespoon olive oil
ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (about ½ cup)
ground black pepper, to taste
make the dough, combine the water and sugar in a small bowl.
- Whisk in the yeast
and let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.
both flours and half of the salt in a food processor.
- With the machine running,
scrape the yeast mixture through the feed tube.
- After the dough forms a ball,
continue to run about 30 seconds to knead.
a large bowl with non-stick spray; put the dough in the bowl.
- Cover tightly with
plastic wrap and let rise in a warm spot until it doubles in size, about 1 hour.
the dough into a 12-inch circle on a nonstick baking sheet or pizza pan.
loosely and return to the warm spot for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 500°F.
the artichokes, bell pepper, oil, and the remaining salt.
over the dough; sprinkle with the cheese and pepper.
- Bake until the crust is lightly
browned, about 10 minutes.
6 g Total Fat
2 g Saturated Fat
9 mg Cholesterol
30 g Total Carbohydrates
4 g Dietary Fiber
8 g Protein
73 mg Calcium
per serving: 4
Healthy benefits of Artichokes