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Easy, Yummy and Quick Pizza Crust

What you need: 

1 tablespoon yeast
1/2 cup lukewarm water
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil or melted vegan margarine (both work fine)
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

What you do: 

1. Preheat oven 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water until the yeast is dissolved. Let it stand for a couple minutes.
2. Add the salt and vegetable oil/melted margarine. Mix. Add the flour, and mix.
3. Roll out the dough, and place on pan or stone. Put it in the oven for 5 minutes.
4. Take it out and rub vegetable oil over it. Add toppings, and cook for 10 to 15 more minutes.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes, Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
15 to 20 minutes
Servings: 
1
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SO HOW'D IT GO?

Made this tonite.  Super easy to make, roll out, etc.  I added oregano to the crust dough and it was great.  I accidentally put sauce and oil on before the initial 5 minute bake and it still turned out great.  Just added a bit more sauce.  THANK YOU for this recipe. Very handy to have one as it is super super hard to find a store crust that is vegan and super hard to find a vegan recipe that doesnt require 2 hours to get your pizza done!!

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The recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of active dry yeast.  I used a 1/4-ounce packet of yeast, which is 2-1/4 teaspoons, and it seemed to be okay.

I've been reluctant to make homemade dough because I already have a hard time rolling out the pre-made dough you can buy in the store.  At the same time, I'm reluctant to pay $5 for a vegan pre-cooked crust.  My craving for a buffalo chicken pizza finally got me to try this dough.  It's so easy!  The gluten doesn't have as much time to develop, so getting it spread out in the pan was simple with floured hands.  I slathered on bbq sauce, nacho FYH "cheese", topped with chopped Gardien "chicken" tossed in spices, and vwala!

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This is great pizza dough! Rolls out nice and has a great taste. My husband made a double batch and it covered the large pizza tin we have.

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^^ This is one of the best pizza crusts I've made! I couldn't find out if Meijer's natural pizza sauce was vegan (I didnt see organic sugar when I was at the store) so I just put some soy mozzerella on it, and it turned out great!1 I would like to try it with the sauce though. Awesome recipe!!

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5 stars from me.

Because of certain comments here, for fun, I halved the recipe making 2 small pizzas; 1 with, 1 without yeast.  They were both great, only the yeastless, as to be expected, was a thin crust.  If I had no yeast, I'd do this any time. 

The yeastless one, I have NO doubt, would be great to use for appetizers. I'd do a pile of mini's adding cracked pepper, maybe 1 T. parm-a-like cheeze, for toppings of Baba Ganoush, Mushroom or Olive Tampenade,r Eggplant Caviar, or even salsa.

If a softer, rather than crispy crust is desired, put a pan of water under the baking plate.

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love love loved it! Dough was a bit sticky, so I added more flour so I could knead it a bit before baking, and realized I had a little excess leftover, so after making my awesome pizza, I used the leftover to make a few awesome mini cinnamon rolls for dessert! Thank you so much for this recipe, it will be in my weekly rotation.

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Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. I have been searching for one that was easy. This was PERFECT!!! :)>>>I made one this afternoon.Now I can save money by making my own. I was spending a lot on Amy's pizza at Whole Foods.  But, this is just as good even if I did make it.  ;) Thank you a again.

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Easy, yummy & quick? All of the above. It doesn't get any better than this. The first run, I followed the recipe to a T. The 2nd time around I added garlic powder, basil and oregano. It had a much better flavor with those additions. I'm so glad I found this recipe. I'll be using it a lot!

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8-)This is my wifey's account but I juss had to write a review! Hell To The Yeaaaah! You can't fuss about this a here pizza cruss! It is Lord Have Mercy on my vegan soul indeed easy, yummy, and quick! Hats off to the author of this fine pie cruss recipe! I made mine in a glass rectangle dish--it reminded us of Sweet Home Chicago style zah! Yep, I said zah. Wifey whupped hers on a pizza pan and it was mo' thin cruss stylin'. We won't be using the bread maker anythyme soon--not after discovering this number! A mighty, mighty thank youuu!! Go Cardinals!

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about how big of a pizza crust does this make?

Mine made 1 meduim sized pizza shell/crust.

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