Basic Pizzaa Dough (from The Italian Kitchen)

Basic Pizzaa Dough:
This simple bread base is rolled out thinly for a traditional pizza recipe

1×10-12 in round pizza base
4×5 in round pizza bases
1x12x7 in oblong pizza base

1.5 cups bread flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp rapid-rise dried yeast
1/2-2/3 cups lukewarm water
1 tbsp olive oil

1. Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl
2 stir in the yeast
3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Pour in the water and oil and mix with a spoon to a soft dough
4. Knead the doug on a lightly floured surface for a bout 10 minutes until smooth and elastic
5. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
6. Punch down the dough. Turn on to a lighly floured surface and knead again for 2-3 minutes. Roll out as required and place on a greased baking sheet. Pinch up the dough to make a rim. The dough is now ready for topping