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                              Pizzettas (R T)
 
 Recipe By     : Polenta  by Brigit Legere Binns
 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Bread-Bakers Mailing List        Eat-Lf Mailing List
                 Italian                          Low Fat
                 Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Pizza Dough:
      2/3  C             Warm Water -- (Abt 110 Deg F)
      1/2  Tsp           Sugar
    1      Tsp           Active Dry Yeast
    2      C             All-Purpose Flour
      1/2  C             Polenta -- Or
                         Coarsely Ground Cornmeal
    2      Tbsp          Whole-Wheat Flour
    1      Tbsp          Finely Chopped Rosemary -- Or 1 Tsp Dried
    1 1/2  Tbsp          Extra Virgin Olive Oil -- *Note Plus
    2      Tbsp          Additional Water
    1      Tsp           Coarse Sea Salt
 
 *NOTE:  The original recipe used 2 T olive oil but I decreased it and added
 the additional water which was not called for in the recipe.
 
 To Make The Dough:
 In a glass measuring cup with a lip, combine the water and the sugar and
 stir to mix.  Sprinkle the yeast over the top and allow to stand for 10
 minutes until it has a frothy head.  If no frothy head forms, the yeast is
 bad and you will need to start again.
 
 In the bowl of a food processor fitted with  the metal blade, combine the
 all-purpose flour with the polenta, whole wheat flour, rosemary, olive oil,
 and salt.  Process briefly just to blend.  With the motor running, pour the
 yeast mixture steadily through the feed tube and process until the mixture
 forms a rough ball on the central stem.  If the dough has not formed a ball
 within 20 seconds, remove the cover and sprinkle a tablespoon (or more) of
 water over the dough, then process again.  The dough should be processed for
 a total time of about 45 seconds.  Replace the feed tube cover so that no
 air will get in (I also covered the food processor with a towel to maintain
 the heat ... I had the air conditioner on all day so it was cool in my
 house) and leave the dough in the processor to rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or
 until it has doubled, puffed, and softened.
 
 While the dough is rising, prepare any toppings you want to use.  I used
 rehydrated porcini mushrooms, sauted sweet onions with poppy seeds and
 toasted sesame seeds, sliced fresh Italian plum tomatoes, caponata, green
 bell peppers, and capers.  I just matched whichever I wanted onto each of
 the pizzas.  
 
 If you need to hold the dough for baking later...just form the individual
 pizzas (without topping them)  and put them onto a refrigerator on nonstick
 cookie sheets for up to 2 hours.  They do not need to be reheated when you
 take them out of the refrigerator and put the topping on them.
 
 Preheat the oven to 450 deg F on the middle shelf.  I put in my baking stone.
 
 Process the dough in the food processor again for 5 seconds, then turn it
 out onto a lightly floured board.  Work the dought together to forinto 8 to
 10 equal-sized balls. (I made 5 individual pizzas with the dough...as I
 wanted them to be a bit large to hold the fillings I had chosen.)   Place
 the dough balls on a lightly oiled large baking sheet, covered with a
 slightly dampened towel, and allow to rest for 15 minutes.  Press each ball
 out into a 3 inch round.  Put the toppings on and leave a 1/4-inch border
 around the edge.
 
 Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
 
 These were wonderful!!
 
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 NOTES : Cal  282.4
 Fat  4.8g
 Carbs  51.8g
 Fiber  1.6g
 Pro  7.1g
 Sod  379mg
 CFF  15.6%
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3399 0 1582 4860