How to make pizza dough with wholemeal flour

The Pizza is one of the most widespread and popular foods in Argentina, above all thanks to the strong influence of Italian immigration in the various metropolitan areas. Here we share the recipe to make you yourself Mass of pizza but with wholemeal floura little different from the more classic preparations but no less delicious.

set as one of the countries with the highest number of pizzerias per inhabitant Y Buenos Aires as one of the cities with increased consumption of pizza All over the world, this preparation is undoubtedly a favorite of Argentines. Mozzarella, Neapolitan, fugazzeta, with ham and peppers or court, the pizza offers dozens of proposals for all tastes. In this note we share a different recipe of the more classic dough to make a delicious wholemeal pizza.

Recipe for making wholemeal pizza dough


  • 500 grams Wholemeal flour
  • 25 grams fresh brewer’s yeast (from the oven) or 1 sachet of instant yeast every 10 gr.
  • 300 cc of lukewarm water (1 cup and 1/2 ca).
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower or olive oil.
  • 1 can of tomato sauce.
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 tablespoon of salt.

Wholemeal donut for pizza

Step by step

Before starting with the preparation, it is recommended Sift the flour, so that it does not clump or form balls. on the table, roll out the wholemeal flour in the shape of a crown. Inside centerplace the shelled yeast, oil, sugar and a little warm water. Instead, the salt you will have to put it in the sides of the crown. At this point it is very important that the yeast and salt do not touch. Once this is done, it begins add the water little by little.

Knead that preparation until there is one left elastic dough and then let the sandwich rest between 20 and 30 minutes. If you have difficulty rolling out the dough and you feel it retracts, let the dough rest for a few more minutes. Keep in mind that wholemeal flour hydrates more than white flour. In this sense, it is advisable to let the dough rest in a warm environment. After, bring the dough into a container and roll out the rolls using your fingers, bringing the dough to the edges. Once this is done, the pizza will be ready for you to add the tomato sauce and all the ingredients you like best to prepare as you wish.

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