Buttermilk Pizza
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Crust
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pkg dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup warm water (120-130°F)
  • Toppings
  • 1½ cups prepared pizza sauce
  • 1½ pounds ground beef or sausage, browned
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ cup ripe olives, chopped
  • 4 oz mushrooms
  • 16 oz mozzarella cheese, grated
Instructions
  1. Crust
  2. In medium mixing bowl, combine 1 cup flour, yeast, salt, Buttermilk Blend, baking soda and shortening.
  3. Add warm water and mix by hand until blended.
  4. Gradually stir in remaining flour (1½ cups) to make a firm dough.
  5. Cover and allow to rest 15 minutes.
  6. Prepare toppings.
  7. Divide dough into two parts.
  8. Press into two greased 12 or 14-inch pizza pans or cookie sheets, using well-floured or greased fingers.
  9. Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pizza:
  10. Follow instructions for Buttermilk Pizza except reduce all-purpose flour to 1½ cups and add 1 cup whole wheat flour.
  11. Mix flours together.
  12. Toppings
  13. Divide Toppings in half.
  14. Spread dough with pizza sauce, then browned meat, green pepper, onion, ripe olives, and mushrooms (or you can choose your own favorite toppings).
  15. Top with mozzarella cheese, or your favorite cheese.
  16. Bake at 400°F for 25 to 30 minutes, or until edges are crisp and light golden brown and cheese is melted.
  17. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 693 Fat: 39g Saturated fat: 16g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 45g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 1918mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 38g Cholesterol: 82mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/buttermilk-pizza/