Bring pizza night to your home any night of the week with this quick crust that tastes amazing!
I love pizza night just as much as the kids, but I do *not* love how long some crust recipes take to make (including many that I have been using for years). Usually when I decide to do a pizza night it is a spur of the moment, “let’s have a fun dinner tonight” decision!
I rarely have time to let crust rise, roll out, and fuss around with the right ratios for ingredients.
While pizza night is not a weekly occurrence in our house, I have been wanting to make it more of an at least monthly event here. My first grader has a pizza day *every* Wednesday at school, and now that she is getting a little older, I can tell she is not wanting to feel left out.
I usually try to pack something fun in her lunchbox for Wednesday’s, and she really looks forward to lunch on Wednesday! She loves these little pizza muffins, and I keep them in the freezer to add quickly to her lunchbox for a pizza Wednesday. Or even spaghetti and meatballs leftover from dinner with a big pile of gooey cheese go great in her thermos!
But a couple months ago I did it! One night I actually was just plain out of any ingredients to make much of a dinner and decided to make pizza instead of raiding my freezer stash of leftovers. I threw my old pizza crust out the window and was determined to make it *quicker*.
Fluffy with a little chew – and one of my absolute musts – flavor. I don’t like bland, flavorless crust – give me some garlic and season! Top it with your favorites, and might I make our family favorite suggestion of roasted garlic, fresh tomatoes, and a drizzle of olive oil?! In fact, a lot of the times we skip the cheese and drizzle the oil instead – it is so good!
This is a fast one – I promise! I can’t wait to see your pizza creations! Tag me on Instagram, and check out my first grader’s Wednesday pizza day lunches (along with all of her weekly lunches) on Instagram hashtag #rgnschoollunches!
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Quick and Delicious Gluten Free Pizza
- 1 1/4 cup warm water warm to touch - not hot
- 1 TB quality dry active yeast
- 2 TB organic pure cane sugar I get my cane sugar in bulk at Costco
- 1 1/2 cup tapioca flour
- 1 1/2 cup white rice flour
- 1 TB aluminium free baking powder
- 1 TB Italian Seasoning
- 2 tsp garlic powder I get these bulk containers at Costco
- 2 tsp onion powder I get these bulk containers at Costco and blend up to make it a powder
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 pastured egg
- 2 TB olive oil I get these bulk bottles at Costco
- Put the warm water, yeast, and sugar in a bowl, stir to combine, and let it sit to activate while you get the rest of the ingredients together.
- While the yeast is waking up, put the rest of the ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.
- Add the activated yeast (it will be foamy/frothy at the top) to the mixing bowl with the rest of the ingredients, and blend to combine.
- Bake in a 425 degree oven for 10 minutes, take the pizza crust out, and slide the crust off the parchment paper onto your pizza pan, add your toppings and then bake another 10-15 minutes depending on how crispy/done you like your crust and toppings.
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