Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Pizza - Spelt Flour Crust

This was my first time making a spelt crust. I searched a couple vegetarian web sites and found a recipe on The only ingredient I added to the original recipe was garlic salt.  

Pizza – Spelt Flour Crust

    3 cups spelt flour
    1/4 + cup cornmeal
    1 pkg yeast
    2 teaspoons agave or maple syrup
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 cup water,
    thyme, oregano, basil dried or fresh to taste
    garlic salt  (optional)
    1  15 oz. can of pizza sauce ( I used Trader Joe’s)
         soy sausage (cook in oil then add to crust)
    1   red onion
    1   green or red pepper
         sliced mushrooms
         soy mozzarella cheese
Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water with maple syrup. Set aside.

Mix spelt, 1/4 cup cornmeal, salt, dried herbs in bowl.  Add oil and yeast and mix well with hands.

Knead it for 5-10min. Thin coat oil on bowl and dough ball, cover with damp cloth. Set aside. Rise for at least 1 hour.

Assemble Pizza:  Preheat oven to 500 degrees.

Lightly oil square baking sheet, then dust with remaining cornmeal.

Stretch out dough to cover most of sheet. Place in hot oven for 2-4 minutes, take out .

Layer sauce, onions, peppers cheese & sausage.

Place back in oven for 4-6 minutes until crust is nicely browned.

1 comment:

  1. I made this crust and it tasted wonderful u had to substitute with 1 cup of brown rice flour because i didn't have enough spelt flour. Of course the crust is not exact as real pizza out there with wheat but i liked it soft.