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Sicilian Pizza Dough

This recipe will show you how to make traditional sicilian pizza.
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Prep Time 1 d 2 hrs
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Pizza
Cuisine Italian


  • 500 g Tipo 00 flour
  • 10 g Fine sea salt
  • 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 g Fresh yeast
  • 300 g Lukewarm water
  • A pinch of sugar


  • Mix flour, yeast, salt, olive oil, and a pinch of sugar with the water and create a homogenous mixture.
  • Place the dough in an airtight container and refrigerate it for at least 24 hours.
  • Cover the bottom and edges of a half-sheet pan with olive oil.
  • Transfer the dough to the pan and stretch it with your hands. Allow the dough to relax, uncovered, for about 10 to 15 minutes, then stretch it again.
  • Let the dough rise in the pan for at least an hour before you add the toppings. Toppings consist of tomato sauce, grated Caciocavallo cheese, breadcrumbs, and optionally pepperoni.