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25 Pizza Dough Recipes Perfect for Any Occasion

Super popular, pizza is present in the food of the most varied places in the world. It has its probable origin in Egypt, where the people of that region invented the first mixture of a dough using flour and water.

There are still those who attribute the emergence of this dough to the Greeks, who used wheat, rice or chickpea flour, roasting them on hot bricks. However, it is undeniable that its popularity around the world must be attributed to the Italians, responsible for the pizza we know today.

The possibilities for pizza toppings are endless, varying according to the personal taste and creativity of those who prepare it, but the great differential of a good pizza is in preparing the perfect dough.

The dough gained different versions, adding softness or crispness to the final result of the pizza, even varying its formats and thickness. Check out a selection of delicious pizza dough options below and make your dish even tastier:

simple pasta

1. Two-ingredient dough: simpler, impossible! To make this dough, only two ingredients are needed: Greek yogurt and wheat flour with yeast, giving it a light appearance. If desired, you can add salt to taste, ensuring an even tastier dough.

2. Pasta from Naples: the most unusual ingredient in this recipe is honey, which is added, along with warm water and yeast, in the center of a mound of wheat flour. After well mixed, just incorporate the flour mixing it from the edges to the center. If necessary, add more water to facilitate the kneading, which should be done for 10 minutes.

3. Basic dough: as one of the countries that consumes the most pizza in the world, there is nothing better than knowing how to make basic pizza dough. For this, you will need wheat flour, biological yeast, olive oil, salt, sugar and warm water. The secret is to knead the dough well, ensuring softness and ease when opening it.

4. Blender dough: with a texture that reminds us of a pie, this dough is practical, having its ingredients mixed with the help of a blender. In its preparation, wheat flour, eggs, milk, baking powder, oil and salt. If desired, add dried herbs to make it even tastier.

5. Easy dough: using a base of wheat flour, salt, yeast and sugar, add the liquid ingredients, mixing them completely. The rest period should be one hour, being deposited in a bowl, covered with a damp cloth and stored in the microwave or oven off.

6. Delicious pasta: the differential of this version is that the author chose to use warm milk instead of water, adding flavor and softness to the pasta. The rest time required for the dough is reduced, about 30 minutes, speeding up the preparation. To bake it, put it in the oven at high temperature for 8 minutes before putting on your topping.

7. Italian pasta: to prepare traditional Italian pasta, in addition to wheat flour, it is recommended to use about 100 grams of semolina. Among the other ingredients, crystal sugar, dry yeast, salt and warm water. This version can be taken to the oven raw, where it will be baked together with the ingredients of its topping.

different pasta

8. Pasta with beer: the use of this alcoholic beverage in the pizza dough guarantees a crunchier result. The beer should be lukewarm before mixing it with the rest of the ingredients. The dough rest time is one hour.

9. Soft dough: this option does not result in the traditional pizza dough texture, but in a creamy version, which when baked becomes soft and a little higher than the original version. the preparation? Just mix your ingredients, let it rest for an hour, spread it out on a baking sheet and put on the topping you want.

10. Frying pan pizza dough: in order to make the dough tastier, add chopped garlic. After mixing the ingredients and letting it rest, knead it again to remove any air bubbles. Roll the dough into thin discs and heat it in a non-stick skillet. Makes about 6 servings.

11. Thin dough: also known as flatbread, this is a very thin dough that is between the bread and the pizza dough, traditional from Australia. In this recipe, the dough was prepared in a skillet, but you can use the standard method, taking it to bake in the oven.

12. Puff pastry: and why not a version using puff pastry? To prepare it, it is recommended to use ready-made puff pastry. It must be opened on the form and receive holes with a fork along its entire length, so that it is roasted evenly.

13. Bread dough: another smart bet for those who are short on time or very hungry. Here that loaf of bread that was sitting in your fridge can turn into a delicious and practical pizza dough. Just pass it on a grater in the smallest hole, mix it with sour cream, baking powder, Parmesan cheese and eggs until you form a homogeneous cream. Then, spread it over a greased shape, bake for 10 to 15 minutes and then fill your pizza.

14. Pan dough: version of the dough that is very famous in a chain of pizzerias around the world, this option is a very dense dough, with a texture that reminds us of a bread. The difference among its ingredients is the use of powdered milk, which gives more flavor and texture to the preparation.

15. Yogurt dough: if you are looking for speed and practicality, then this is the ideal recipe. Made in just 5 minutes, it has just the right amount of softness and crunch, using few ingredients. Among them, wheat flour, Greek yogurt, chemical yeast and salt. Just beat the ingredients in a mixer with a hook and open it over the form to receive the topping.

16. Chicken pasta: creative option, it does not use pasta made with flour, but a chicken breast ground in a food processor or blender and seasoned with salt and pepper. To ensure that this “dough” does not stick to the baking sheet, grease it and sprinkle flour along its entire length. Then just take it to the oven preheated to 180° until it starts to brown and then add the desired coverage.

healthy pasta

17. Quinoa and sweet potato pasta: simple and easy to prepare, this version has low glycemic index carbohydrates, with slow and gradual absorption, generating energy for longer. Simply crush the quinoa in the food processor and add it, along with the sea salt, to the mashed sweet potatoes. Spread the dough on a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake until the edges darken.

18. Vegan pasta: ideal for those who do not consume ingredients of animal origin, this option only takes wheat flour, olive oil, salt, dry yeast and warm water. It has a thicker texture and should be placed on a greased baking sheet to prevent it from sticking to the pan.

19. Low carb pasta: again the crushed chicken breast is used as the base of the pasta. Here, it is still mixed with grated cheese, eggs, olive oil, chemical yeast, salt and pepper. After forming a uniform dough, take it to the preheated oven for about 10 minutes. Finally, add the desired topping and enjoy this unusual version.

20. Mini wholemeal pasta: for this nutrient-rich version, the author uses a flour mix, containing wheat flour, oat flour and whole wheat flour. To make the dough even lighter, replace the refined sugar with demerara. To cut small discs, count on the help of a wide-mouthed glass.

21. Wholemeal dough with yogurt: yielding two discs of dough, this recipe takes only five ingredients in its preparation: whole wheat flour, chemical yeast, salt, olive oil and natural unsweetened yogurt. To mix them evenly, the hook mixer is the best tool.

22. Gluten-free and lactose-free pasta: to replace traditional wheat flour, mix rice flour, potato starch, hydrated tapioca gum and xanthan gum. Add salt, dry yeast, demerara sugar, warm water, olive oil and an egg. Guarantee of a tasty pizza even for those who have a restrictive diet!

23. Broccoli pasta: low carb option, it has a simple preparation and needs few ingredients. Just steam the broccoli, crush it in a food processor until it breaks down, remove the excess liquid, add salt, pepper and an egg white, mixing the ingredients. Finally, spread on a baking sheet and bake for about 25 minutes.

24. Cauliflower pasta: similar to the previous recipe, it uses only the curly part of the cauliflower, without the stems. Just chop it into a fine crumb, and cook it in the microwave. Add grated garlic, finely grated mozzarella, nutmeg and egg. Roll out the dough into a shape, shaping it by hand and bake it for 15 minutes.

25. Cassava dough: here the base of the dough is made from cassava cooked in salted water, drained and kneaded. So that it maintains the characteristic shape of the pizza, open it in a shape or plate, kneading with your hands, ensuring that it is well adhered when cutting the pizza. It can be baked in the oven or microwave for 5 minutes.

Whether in its original version, with wheat flour, eggs and water, or with one of the many possible variations, there is nothing more pleasant than enjoying a pizza, alone or with a partner. Choose your favorite recipe and get to work!

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