Whole-wheat flour (or wholemeal flour) is made by grinding the whole grain of wheat (a.k.a. wheat berry) that has not undergone heavy processing.  It is a full-flavored flour and has a textured, brownish appearance. Whole-grain whole wheat flour is rich in fiber, vitamins, mineral and protein.

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough (South Beach Phase 2 Recipe) | Dietplan-101

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Ingredients: 

  • 10.5 oz (297 g) whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsps instant dry yeast
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 2/3 cup warm water (120°F/50°C)
  • 2 tsps olive oil

Directions:

  • Mix flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a stand mixer with dough hook attachment (or food processor) until well combined.
  • Mix warm water and olive oil in a measuring cup, then pour in the liquid gradually and mix until a dough ball is formed (add extra 1-2 tbsps of water if the dough is too dry).
  • When a dough ball is formed, continue kneading it for 1 minute.
  • Cover the dough and let it rise for 1 hour (at room temperature 85°F/30°C), or until double in size.
  • Lightly floured a clean surface, then roll the dough ball into a flat round pizza base (about 11-inch).
  • You can cover the pizza base with oiled plastic sheet and keep refrigerated for up to 2 days.
  • Bake the pizza dough at 375°F /190°C for 20 minutes to make a pizza crust. (Each whole wheat pizza crust: 182 g Net Carbs.)
 

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