Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

This was my first attempt at making pizza dough from scratch, I chose this recipe because it’s a thick crust that doesn’t need to rise for hours (or days!). The pizza crust came out perfectly, soft without getting soggy from the sauce, with a nice crispy bottom layer. This pizza crust recipe is adapted from a recipe found in the Kitchenaid mixer recipe book.

Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Crusty Pizza Dough makes 1 pizza

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 cups flour

Dissolve yeast in warm water in warmed mixer bowl. Add salt, olive oil, and 2 1/2 cups flour. Attach dough hook to mixer (my first time to use the dough hook!). Turn on low and mix about 1 minute. Continue mixing, add remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time, mix until dough clings to hook and cleans sides of bowl (about 2 minutes). Continue kneading on low speed for about 2 minutes longer.

Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Drizzle a little olive oil into a bowl. Place ball of dough into the bowl, turning to oil top. Cover, let rise in a warm place for about an hour, or until dough has doubled in size. Punch dough down.

Cut parchment paper to fit a pizza pan. Press dough out onto the pan, until evenly thin and round. Form a thicker crust around the edge if you’d like, I chose to leave mine flat and add toppings to the edges. Poke holes in dough with a fork. I like to pre-bake pizza dough, in a preheated 400F oven, for a few minutes before topping.

Chicken Alfredo Pizza

  • 8oz alfredo sauce
  • 8oz mozzarella cheese
  • 2 chicken breasts

Cook and chop chicken. Spread alfredo sauce onto pre-baked pizza crust. Top with chicken and cheese.

Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Bake at 400F for 15 minutes, or until crust is crispy and cheese has melted. Chicken alfredo pizza is one of my favorites. I hope you give it a try!

Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

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3 thoughts on “Crusty Pizza Dough // Chicken Alfredo Pizza

  1. Isnt it satisfying to make your own pizza dough? So much easier than it sounds. I often make up a big batch of dough and freeze it in balls for that quick what am I having for dinner tonight pizza fix.

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