Food Processsor Pizza Dough
1 1/2 cups lukewarm water
1 pkg. rapid rise yeast
1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. olive oil, plus extra for oiling bowl
4 cups flour, plus extra for dusting hands and work surfaces
1 1/2 tsp. salt
Pour water into work bowl of a large food processor.
Sprinkle yeast and sugar over water and pulse twice.
Add oil, flour and salt and process until mixture comes together.
Dough should be soft and slightly sticky. (If it is very sticky add flour 1 tbsp. at a time and pulse briefly. It it is too stiff add 1 tbsp. water and pulse briefly.)
Process another 30 seconds.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured work surface, knead by hand to form a smooth, round ball.
Put dough into a deep lightly oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
Place in a warm oven (100 degree).
Let rise for 30 minutes or until doubled. Remove from oven, punch dough down and turn onto lightly floured work surface.
Divide into 4” balls and proceed with pizza making.
**note: this dough can be used on a grill or in the oven.