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Easy No Knead Pizza Dough

This recipe for pizza dough is the easiest ever because it requires no kneading! Just mix the water, flour, yeast, olive oil, and salt together, and let the Kitchenaid mixer do all the work for you.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword no knead pizza dough
Prep Time 15 minutes
Rising Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 pizza dough
Calories 2561 kcal


  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 tbsp traditional yeast
  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Fill a measuring cup with 2 cups warm water. Add yeast to water.

  2. Let yeast proof (about 10 minutes). 

  3. With dough hook in stand mixer, mix proofed yeast/water and half the flour. Keep adding remaining flour slowly until well incorporated. 

  4. Add salt and olive oil. Keep mixing in the mixer until all ingredients are dissolved into the dough and well incorporated. About 2-3 minutes.

  5. Keep dough in the mixing bowl and cover it with a tea towel, and place on the stove while the oven warms up (this will help it rise faster). Let dough rise for approximately 45 minutes, until it has doubled in size. 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy No Knead Pizza Dough
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2561 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 7020mg 293%
Potassium 783mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 481g 160%
Dietary Fiber 20g 80%
Sugars 1g
Protein 69g 138%
Calcium 10.9%
Iron 162.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.