Make sauce in a
small, heavy saucepan by combining all sauce ingredients. Simmer uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring
occasionally. Set aside.
Arrange oven racks
to bottom and middle of oven and preheat oven to 400°F. Using shortening or butter (not oil or nonstick cooking spray),
grease a 12-inch nonstick pizza pan (gray, not
black) and set aside.
and sugar in warm milk, proof for 5
In a food
processor, blend crust ingredients, including yeast mixture, until dough forms
Or blend in a
bowl, using an electric mixer on low speed, until well blended. Dough will be very soft.
Place dough in
middle of prepared pizza pan. Sprinkle liberally
with brown rice flour and begin pressing dough into the pan, continually
dusting dough with brown rice flour to prevent sticking.
there is enough dough to cover the 12-inch pan – at first it will seem like it
will fall short).
thicker to contain sauce and toppings. Pre-bake
crust on bottom oven rack for 10 minutes.
While crust is baking, sauté any vegetables that need to be cooked
before using as topping. Stir frequently
and only cook veggies until slightly
from oven and spread with sauce, sprinkle on cheese and toppings. Return pizza to oven on middle rack. Bake 20 minutes or until nicely browned. Remove from oven and place on wire rack for 5
minutes. Brush edges with a little olive
oil if desired, cut into slices and serve warm.
NOTE: Suggestions of veggies to pre-cook for
topping: asparagus, bell pepper slices, chopped broccoli, thinly sliced onion
won’t require pre-cooking include chopped sun-dried tomatoes, olives, cherry
tomatoes and marinated artichoke hearts that have been thinly sliced.
1-12 inch pizza
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