Sheet Pan Rustic Pizza / Rustikalna pizza iz protvana

This pizza has the best thick crust ever. I usually opt to bake thin crusted pizzas, so this was a welcome and tasty change. Since the dough ferments for the whole day, it has plenty of time to bubble up and develop beautiful flavour, so I definitely recommend you give this recipe a try. Also, don’t be afraid to liberally grease everything with oil, since the oil will coat the dough and help to build that delicious crust.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 1 pizza / 3.35 EUR)

For the dough:

1 tsp active dry yeast (0.13 EUR)

2 tsp sugar (0.01 EUR)

1 cup warm water (–)

2 tbsp olive oil (0.09 EUR)

3 cups all-purpose flour (0.20 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

For the tomato sauce:

1 can peeled whole tomatoes (0.53 EUR)

2 tbsp tomato paste (0.27 EUR)

2 garlic cloves (0.07 EUR)

1 tbsp oregano (0.13 EUR)

Good pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Good pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.02 EUR)

1 tbsp olive oil (0.03 EUR)

For the topping:

2 cups shredded cheese (1.07 EUR)

Small chunk of bacon, finely sliced (0.67 EUR)

Additional:

Flour for dusting (0.01 EUR)

Olive oil for greasing the pan and topping the dough (0.10 EUR)

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METHOD:

Prepare the dough the day before. In a bowl mix together yeast, sugar and warm water. Allow to sit for about 10 minutes so the yeast activates and becomes slightly bubbly. Stir in olive oil then add in about 2 and ½ cups of flour and salt. Give a good mix until all of the flour is incorporated and a shabby dough forms. Turn the dough out on a well-floured surface and gradually knead in the remaining half a cup of flour. Knead for about ten minutes, until the dough is smooth and not overly too sticky. The final dough should be quite soft. Grease the dough with olive oil on all sides, put into a clean bowl and cover the bowl with cling foil. Allow to rest in a warm place for 20-24 hours. I find that the best fermentation places are small and draft-free spots like turned off ovens or microwave ovens (do not, under any circumstance, turn any of those on while you have the dough sitting in there).

On the following day gently deflate the dough and give it a brief knead. Generously grease a baking tray with olive oil then stretch the dough out to cover it. Add a bit more oil to the stretched out dough and gently massage it into the dough surface. This will also help with stretching the dough out. Cover the whole tray with cling foil and allow the dough to rest for another hour.

In the meantime, while the dough is resting, preheat the oven to 220°C and prepare the sauce. Drain the tomatoes in a fine-mesh colander and reserve the leftover juices for another recipe. Add the drained tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and olive oil to a food processor and pulse until mostly smooth.

After one hour dollop the sauce on stretched out dough. Top with shredded cheese and bacon slices. Bake the pizza for 25-30 minutes in the middle rack, until crispy and nicely golden-brown. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving. This pizza will go great with a nice big salad.

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Ova pizza jednostavno ima najbolje sočno debelo tijesto ikad. Obično pečem pizzu sa tankim tijesto, tako da mi je ovo bila baš ukusna i zanimljiva promjena. Pošto samo tijesto fermentira cijeli dan, ima dovoljno vremena da nabubri i razvije jako zanimljivu aromu, tako da vam svakako preporučam da isprobate i ovaj recept. Također, nemojte se bojati dobro namastiti kalup i samo tijesto, pošto će ulje pomoći u tome da se izgradi savršena hrskava korica.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 1 pizzu / 25,05 kn)

Za tijesto:

1 žličica suhog kvasca (1,00 kn)

2 žličice šećera (0,04 kn)

1 šalica tople vode (–)

2 žlice maslinovog ulja (0,66 kn)

3 šalice glatkog brašna (1,50 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

Za umak od rajčice:

1 konzerva cijelih pelata (4,00 kn)

2 žlice koncentrata od rajčice (2,00 kn)

2 češnja češnjaka (0,50 kn)

1 žlica origana (1,00 kn)

Dobar prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Dobar prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,15 kn)

1 žlica maslinovog ulja (0,33 kn)

Za na pizzu:

2 šalice ribanog sira (8,00 kn)

Mali komadić slanine, tanko narezane (5,00 kn)

Dodatno:

Brašno za posipanje (0,10 kn)

Maslinovo ulje za namastiti kalup i tijesto (0,75 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Tijesto zamijesite dan ranije. U zdjeli prvo pomiješajte kvasac, šećer i toplu vodu. Pustite da miruje desetak minuta da se kvasac aktivira i počne se stvarati pjenica. Umiješajte maslinovo ulje, pa dodajte 2 i ½ šalice brašna i sol. Promiješajte da se formira labavo tijesto, pa sve iskrenite na dobro pobrašnjenu radnu plohu te mijesite desetak minuta i postepeno u tijesto dodajte preostalih pola šalice brašna. Tijesto bi na kraju trebalo biti glatko, ne pretjerano ljepljivo i dosta mekano. Oblikujte ga u kuglu i namastite ju sa svih strana, pa stavite u zdjelu i koju ćete pokriti prijanjajućom folijom. Pustite da miruje na toplom mjestu 20-24 sata. Meni je nekako najbolje ostaviti tijesto u ugašenoj pećnici, mikrovalnoj ili kojem sličnom malom mjestu bez propuha. Naravno, nikako ni pod razno nemojte slučajno paliti pećnicu ili mikrovalnu dok vam je unutra tijesto.

Sljedećeg dana nježno spljoštite tijesto te ga kratko promijesite. Dobro namastite protvan za pečenje pa na njemu razvucite tijesto, koje također namastite i sa gornje strane. Ulje slobodno i lagano umasirajte u tijesto, a od toga će se ono samo lakše dati razvući u željeni oblik. Sada prekrijte protvan s tijestom sa prijanjajućom folijom te ostavite da se ono diže još sat vremena.

U međuvremenu, dok se tijesto diže u protvanu, zagrijte pećnicu na 220°C i priredite umak od rajčice. Pelate ocijedite u cjediljci od svih sokova, pa to sačuvajte za neki drugi recept. Ocijeđene pelate dodajte u multipraktik skupa sa koncentratom rajčice, češnjakom, origanom, solju, paprom i maslinovim uljem. Propulsirajte dok ne dobijete jednoličnu smjesu.

Nakon jednog sata premažite tijesto pripremljenim umakom od rajčice. Posipajte ribanim sirom i ploškicama slanine, te sve pecite u sredini pećnice 25-30 minuta, dok pizza ne bude hrskava i lijepo zlatno-smeđa. Pustite pizzu da odstoji 5-10 minuta prije nego ju narežete i servirate. Poslužite sa nekom lijepom velikom salatom.

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Sheet Pan Rustic Pizza / Rustikalna pizza iz protvana

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