Pizza Alla Napoletana (Neapolitan Style Pizza)

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Ingredients

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pepper; Fresh ground
1 lb Mozzarella cheese; sliced
FILLING
DOUGH
1/4 c Vegetable shortening
1 lb Tomatoes; peel/chop/drain
2 tb olive oil
1 1/2 Envelopes dry yeast
1 1/2 c Warm water; (approximately)
4 1/2 c Flour; sifted
1 ts Salt
2 ts Oregano; crumbled
Salt

Original recipe makes 8

Servings  

Preparation

Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Place flour and salt in a large bowl and cut in the shortening. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast. Mix well, adding enough additional water to make a soft dough. Knead briefly on a floured board. The dough should be soft but smooth and elastic. Form into a ball and place in a large oiled bowl. Turn once to grease both sides. Let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about 2 hours. Punch down and pound lightly to deflate dough. Oil an 14" round pizza pan and pat and stretch the dough to fit the pan, leaving a 1/2" rim to hold the filling. Spread the pizza with the tomatoes and cover with slizes of mozarella. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste, oregano and olive oil. Bake in a thoroughly preheated 400F oven for about 30 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Serves 8. Per serving: 540 Calories (kcal); 25g Total Fat; (41% calories from fat); 20g Protein; 58g Carbohydrate; 51mg Cholesterol; 510mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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