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Buffalo Chicken Ranch Pizza

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Ingredients

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Crust

  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons rapid rise or instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus additional for coating bowl

Topping

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese

Instructions

Preparing the dough

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, yeast, salt, sugar. Add in water and olive oil. Stir ingredients together until mixture is stiff and then use hands until dough is formed.
  2. Dust a clean work surface with flour and knead dough for about 4 minutes, flour more if necessary. Knead until dough is smooth.
  3. Lightly oil a large bowl. Add the dough and coat with olive oil. Cover bowl with kitchen towel and let dough rise (double in size) for an hour.
  4. After dough has doubled in size either freeze ball or if ready to use, punch dough down and roll out.

Making the pizza

  1. Preheat oven at 400 degrees.
  2. Roll dough out on a clean surface using a rolling pin until dough is even. Spray 16-inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Place on pan.
  3. In a medium bowl mix chicken, ranch dressing and hot sauce. Spread on top of crust. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 18 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.
  5. Let sit for 4 minutes and serve.