Herb Infused Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

I have been enjoying my slow journey dabbling in gluten-free baking.  I have learned a lot of what doesn’t work along the way and I am excited to share something with you that actually does work! This crust is perfect for any pizza recipe that you love.  I used it in last week’s pizza recipe and love how it turned out!

Herb Infused Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Recipe by Amanda's ApronThis dough is easy to assemble, and since I used rapid rise yeast, it was quick to prepare for a single pizza.  This can also be made and frozen for a few days in a freezer safe plastic bag if you need to prep ahead of time.

Herb Infused Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Recipe
2C quinoa flour
1.25C hot water
1 rapid rise yeast packet
3T olive oil
2T xanthan gum
2T fresh herbs I used cilantro and basil
1/2t honey or sugar
1/4t salt

Ingredients for an herb infsed quinoa pizza dough by Amanda's Apron

Mix all the dry ingredients together – including the yeast.

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Chop the herbs.

Fresh Herbs provide healthy flavor for homemade a pizza dough recipe | Amanda's ApronAdd the herbs and water (and honey if using) while the mixer is running.  Then add in the oil.

Gluten-free pizza dough is easy to make at home! Amanda's Apron shows you howLightly flour a clean plate.  Let the dough rest on it in a warm place while it is covered with a clean kitchen towel for about ten minutes.

How to make herb infused dough from scratch | Amanda's ApronDue to the gluten-free nature of the dough it will not rise terribly much, but you will notice a difference.  It easily spreads with wet hands into any shape or thickness you’d care for.  Since I used wet hands to smooth and shape it, the dough was very moist.  I pre-baked mine for about 5 minutes before adding any toppings.

Gluten-free herb pizza at Amanda's ApronIt perfectly accompanied my Sweet & Spicy Strawberry Pizza!

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